SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑09‑06 21 91 Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Target Of Opportunity Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group had 21 aircraft airborne as scheduled. From the IP until leaving the target area, there was a complete undercast except for small sparse patches of farmland. This group followed the lead group over the target area twice without dropping the bombs. Bombs were finally dropped on a small town in Germany. Fuel ran short for many aircraft, many landing away at US and RAF airfields.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-5849 SO*N HELL'S BELLES II
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ogilvie, Donald Potter 547 Aborted
Co-pilot Kilmer, Robert Bruce, Jr 544 Aborted
Navigator Barkley, John William, Jr 547 Aborted
Bombardier Wilson, William Hollis 547 Aborted
Radio Operator Murray, James Raymond 547 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Hood, Emmett Alexander 547 Aborted
Ball Turret McKeon, James William 547 Aborted
Tail Gunner Sylvia, Francis Robert 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Martin, William Enoch 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Sword, Walter Howard 547 Aborted
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