SORTIE REPORT #3290
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑22 112 361 Target: Warehouse District in the Dock Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Docks Area Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The bombardier decided not to drop bombs on the assigned aiming point as it had apparently been destroyed by bombs from previous groups, and was completely obscured by smoke and clouds. Instead, he aimed at a warehouse district adjacent to the destroyed area.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Wing Lead. PFF aircraft and remainder of unidentified crew members supplied by 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97533 422nd (305th BG) JJ*E not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Beckett, Thomas Pope GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Pryor, Raymond Thomas Non384 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Chapin, Robert Charles 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Barber, Ruffin Frank 546 Completed, Uninjured
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