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
Again to Munich: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing, the fifth of seven wings of Air Task Force #1, 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: Lead Squadron. 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 # 7553
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