SORTIE REPORT #5760
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑14 180 552 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Airfield Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Continuing to apply pressure on the Luftwaffe's defense capability, the 384th added its bombs to those of other combat wings. All three groups (lead, high, low) hit their assigned aim points with satisfactory accuracy, bringing victory closer.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron lead, low group.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44‑6141 544th SU*F SNEAKIN DEACON
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Combs, William Felix 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot MacKenzie, Hugh Douglas 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Seals, Patton Briscoe 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Benson, Olin Ray 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Gordon, Clifford McDaniel 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Owen, Lorenzo Holland 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Houston, Samuel Vance 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Fadda, John Stanley 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Flower, Merlin Lee 544 Completed, Uninjured
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