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)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Landed away at Deanland, East Sussex, due to low fuel.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Unidentified Farm Community
Type: Non-Military
Location: Unnamed, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-29814 SU*D DALLAS REBEL
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ingles, John Thomas 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Pratt, Harry Mitchell 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Ruman, Charles Logan 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mason, Earl Carter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Smith, Lawrence Waith, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Morrison, Clarence Theodore 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Farley, John Francis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Brescia, Alfred Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Janes, Carl Warner 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Spaulding, Charles Arnold 544 Completed, Uninjured
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