SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑07‑30 13 80 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Bombers Plaster Kassel: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew with the 303rd BG and 379th BG in wing formation on today's mission. Opposition stiffened as they neared the target, but they were able to drop their bombs on the primary target area. Flak over Kassel, and subsequent vigorous fighter attacks wounded several crew members and damaged many of the Group's aircraft, but all managed to return to England, although not all made it to Grafton Underwood that day.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Landed away at Attlebridge, AAF Station 120, on return, reason unknown.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-5849 547th SO*N HELL'S BELLES II
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Sierens, Ernest Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Acker, Joel Milton, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Scoursi, Spiridon John 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Blossman, Allan Milton 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Ketterman, Harry Kennith 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Johnson, Melvin Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Hunt, George Alfred 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Brindley, Louis Delbert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Jones, Van Green 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hansen, Melvin Everett 547 Completed, Uninjured
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