SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑07 101 342 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Rail Transportation Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two group formations as the lead and low groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The bombing radar on both the lead and deputy ships were erratic, but worked when needed.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Failed to Return
Comments: At 1020 hrs had #2 engine feathered and started straggling five minutes later, then feathered #4 and peeled off in sharp glide to left rather fast, but still under control; at 1022 jettisoned bombs and turned back at 1027; flak, crashed near Jade, Germany. MACR 4811
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-31235 SU*C GOIN' DOG
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Goller, Theodore (NMI), Jr 544 POW
Co-pilot Martin, Gregory Leon 544 POW
Navigator Cittadini, Joseph Lloyd George 544 POW
Bombardier Grilli, Eugene Philip 544 POW
Radio Operator Bier, Irvin Louis 544 POW
Engineer/Top Turret Reed, Clarence Eugene 544 POW
Ball Turret Wearne, Walter Eugene 544 POW
Tail Gunner Walton, Horace Murphy 544 POW
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Way, Arthur Harold 544 POW
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Howell, Roy Foster 544 POW
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
MACRMissing Air Crew Report # 4811
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