SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑09‑16 24 97 Target: Blockade Runner Ship (in Loire River)
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
Ship Gone; Port Facilities Attacked: The 384th Bomb Group flew as the Low Group of the leading Wing of Air Task Force 1 on today's Mission. Primary target was a supply ship for submarines. The ship was not found in the briefed area, so the Group attacked the secondary target, port facilities and shipping, with good results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Landed away at RAF Chivenor, Devon.
Secondary (Visual)
Target: Harbor Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-30043 547th SO*V RUTHLESS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Yelvington, Melton Albert 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Bedsole, Joseph Linyer, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Broat, Arthur E 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Cecil, Boyd Allen 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Sigler, Edwin Robert 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Smith, Bob (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Paige, Robert Eugene 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Albertson, Harry Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Capps, Milburn Perry 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Davis, Edward Douglas 545 Completed, Uninjured
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