SORTIE REPORT #60
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑06‑25 2 67 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Weather Reduces Force: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the High Group of the 103rd Bomb Wing, the second of three wings assigned to this mission. Of the 19 aircraft taking off for today's mission, most became lost in rain and heavy clouds and failed to make wing formation. Eight aircraft continued following the 103rd Combat Wing, four bombing the primary target on the Wing Lead, and one bombing a last resort target; 7 crewmembers were KIA, 2 were MIA, and 21 became POW.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted Mission After Taking Off.
Comments: Returned to base due to weather conditions; pilot was unable to maintain contact with the formation.
N/A
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42‑3218 545th JD*R DORIS MAE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ogilvie, Donald Potter 547 Aborted
Co-pilot Goulder, Edmund Samuel 547 Aborted
Navigator Barkley, John William, Jr 547 Aborted
Bombardier Wilson, William Hollis 547 Aborted
Radio Operator Murray, James Raymond 547 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Hood, Emmett Alexander 547 Aborted
Ball Turret Leslie, Claude Robert 547 Aborted
Tail Gunner McKeon, James William 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Seager, Francis Marvin 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Vodilko, Michael Joseph 547 Aborted
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