SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑26 185 576 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
More Oil Pressure: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Weather at the target was not ideal, but the lead and low groups were able to drop accurately. The high group was not able to bomb the primary, so continued on to locate targets of opportunity. However, weather and air traffic conflicts prevented them from attacking, so they went on to the coast in search of some enemy shipping that had been reported. Eventually, nothing was spotted and they brought their bombs home.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High group.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102566 JD*M NINA
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Gross, Kenneth Eugene 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Mayner, John Robert, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Nelson, Kenneth J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hassard, Robert Clock 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hepner, Dean R 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Harfman, Lavern Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Tod, Kniland E 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Carson, Allen G 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stone, Edward B 545 Completed, Uninjured
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