SORTIE REPORT #548
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)
No Aborted
Comments: Difficulty controlling #4 engine and prop caused Butler to abort, after assembling his section.
N/A
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42‑29768 547th SO*X WINSOME WINN II
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Butler, Johnny Addison 547 Aborted
Co-pilot Wollenweber, Herman, Jr 547 Aborted
Navigator Knowling, Edward Johnson 547 Aborted
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William GpHQ Aborted
Radio Operator Davis, Preston Allen 547 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Turlington, Howard Joe 547 Aborted
Ball Turret May, Herbert Ethred 547 Aborted
Tail Gunner Retherford, Archie (NMI), Jr 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rogers, Marion Coleman 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Barnes, Clarence Basil 547 Aborted
Observer Crowe, Clifford H, Jr GpHQ Aborted
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