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)
No Aborted
Comments: Turned back; unable to locate formation after passing through cloud layer.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 41-24560 SU*A LITTLE AUDREY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ingles, John Thomas 544 Aborted
Co-pilot Williams, Walter Gordon 544 Aborted
Navigator Ruman, Charles Logan 544 Aborted
Bombardier Mason, Earl Carter 544 Aborted
Radio Operator Smith, Lawrence Waith, Jr 544 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Morrison, Clarence Theodore 544 Aborted
Ball Turret Farley, John Francis 544 Aborted
Tail Gunner Brescia, Alfred Joseph 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Spaulding, Charles Arnold 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Janes, Carl Warner 544 Aborted
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