SORTIE REPORT #5241
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑28 166 501 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Return To Merseburg: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st C Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Last attacked on 12 May 1944, this synthetic oil and chemical plant had returned to 75% of capacity. The attack was carried out by PFF means.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Wing deputy.
Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑37870 547th SO*H not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Bahten, John Irwin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Sine, George Henning 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kinzer, James Brooks, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hoech, Julius Florence, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Biancalana, Mario Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Santa Maria, Luis (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Higbie, Franklyn Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McCullough, Robert Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Eager, Robert Duane 547 Completed, Uninjured
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