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 Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: Flying spare; joined formation.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97573 JD*Q not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kirkpatrick, William Hugh 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Seitz, Harold Meade 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Leverette, James Hrold 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier LaSalle, Angelo Aloysius 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Peterson, George (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Gist, Cecil Burt 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Foster, Rayford Leo 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cook, Francis DeWitt 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Mack, Robert John 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ruschival, Adam Charles 545 Completed, Uninjured
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