SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑29 98 327 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Industry Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing for today's mission. Bombing was done in wing formation on wing lead, with unobserved results. This was a particularly costly mission for the Eighth Air Force: 63 heavy bombers of the 679 dispatched failed to return.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron lead.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-97139 BK*M FLAK HOPPER McKinney, Lauren L
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Miller, James Gilmore, II 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Melsen, Howard Carl 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kobes, Eugene Paul 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Barber, Ruffin Frank 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Moore, Howard Milton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Wallace, Virgil Leonard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Coleman, Lester Kenneth 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Schekel, Lorin Edwin 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Drennan, Robert G 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ukrain, Sidney Charles 546 Completed, Uninjured
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