SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑16 158 476 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
And ... Again to Munich: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) was the lead group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Again the weather required the use of PFF aiming for dropping the bomb loads.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Failed to Return
Comments: Disabled by flak, aircraft exploded in mid-air and crashed southwest of Munich, Germany (German Report KU 2496 is unclear on exact location). MACR 7553
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-107064 SO*S MISS FITT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Coleman, Lee Browning 547 POW
Co-pilot Anthony, Thomas John 547 KIA
Navigator GiGuere, Henry Paul 547 KIA
Togglier Yeager, George Hallow, Jr 547 KIA
Radio Operator Schepers, Bob Eugene 547 POW
Engineer/Top Turret Whitley, William Martin 547 POW
Ball Turret Griffin, Daniel (NMI) 547 KIA
Tail Gunner Felicetti, Frank Dominick 547 POW
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Golka, Larry John 547 POW
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
MACRMissing Air Crew Report Number 7553
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