SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑08 154 460 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Weather Hides Primary Target: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three group formations of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing. Weather concealed the primary target, and with limited visibility of the ground, the lead group was unable to find an authorized target of opportunity to attack: the high and low groups independently dropped their bombs on a Luftwaffe airfield just north of Poix.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Wing lead.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97960 SO*M not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Wortman, Marshall (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Koch, Robert Bruce 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Monfort, Robert Hugh 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Loomis, Donald Orlando 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Austin, Raymond Lee, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Vicknair, Normand Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret McCoy, Jesse Granville 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Jaworski, Frank (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cornair, Russell John 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gardiner, John W 547 Completed, Uninjured
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