SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑08‑16 16 83 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Enemy Air Depot Destroyed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the wing on today's mission. Fighter resistance was vigorous, but the bombers were able to hit their assigned aiming points accurately, heavily damaging assembly & repair shops.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted
Comments: Turned back at Splasher 11 at 0830 hrs because of an excessive amount of oil coming from #2 engine, which was then feathered.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17F 42-3440 SU*B/P BROADWAY ROSE Francis, Percy Tom
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Higdon, Philip E 546 Aborted
Co-pilot Boyce, Ernest Marshall, Jr 546 Aborted
Navigator Begab, Meyer (NMI) 546 Aborted
Bombardier Johnston, Lawrence Edwin 546 Aborted
Radio Operator Boehm, Richard John 546 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Jett, James L 546 Aborted
Ball Turret Cunningham, Kenneth Henry 546 Aborted
Tail Gunner Humphrey, Edward J 546 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Miller, Floyd O 546 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Klonowski, Francis Dominick 546 Aborted
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