SORTIE REPORT
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: Wing lead. PFF ship. Col. William L Travis, 41st Bomb Wing, aboard as combat wing commander.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97557 SU*X MERCY'S MADHOUSE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Vinnedge, Roy Alan 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Umstattd, James McNutt 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Williams, Samuel Brown 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lucyshyn, John (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mechling, Robert Paul 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Burek, Stanley Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Walcott, Lester Allen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Mickle, Don Albert 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rock, Frank Willis 546 Completed, Uninjured
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