SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑16 137 416 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Enemy Airfield Damaged: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the entire 41st C Combat Bombardment Wing, the third of three Wings of Air Task Force #1, for today's mission. Bomb pattern centered on the main runway. [Note: Athies-sous-Laon is east of Laon, and the airfield, northeast of Athies, can still be clearly seen on Google Maps.]
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Aborted
Comments: Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Turned back due to mechanical failure over enemy territory; bombs jettisoned.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97237 SO*G ROYAL FLUSH II
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Rooker, Billy Roy 547 Returned To Base
Co-pilot Sweeney, Ned Hardy 547 Returned To Base
Navigator Cohen, Joseph Meyer 547 Returned To Base
Togglier Yeager, George Hallow, Jr 547 Returned To Base
Radio Operator Schepers, Bob Eugene 547 Returned To Base
Engineer/Top Turret Fugate, Roger (NMI) 547 Returned To Base
Ball Turret Smith, Jack Alexander 547 Returned To Base
Tail Gunner Berger, Robert Jeane 547 Returned To Base
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Supernowicz, Edward J 547 Returned To Base
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