SORTIE REPORT #542
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑09‑07 22 92 Target: Bruxelles-Evere Airfield/Repair Depot
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
384th Leads Composite Group: The 384th Bomb Group provided the lead and low squadrons of a composite group (high squadron provided by 303rd BG). Conditions at the primary target permitted a visual attack, and good results were reported.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17F 42‑3459 546th BK*F JOLLY ROGER Jacobs, Gilbert Oren
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Higdon, Philip Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Boyce, Ernest Marshall, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Begab, Meyer (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Johnston, Lawrence Edwin 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Bollinger, Ardell Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Jett, James Loveless 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Kalas, Joseph Markus 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Humphrey, Edward James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Parks, Howard David 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Kelly, Leonard Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
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