SORTIE REPORT #6150
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑05 188 605 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
German Industry Attacked: Thirty-six aircraft of the 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing B with thirty-five aircraft attacking the primary target. All aircraft attacking were in combat wing formation and released their bombs at 200 foot interval on the Wing Lead PFF aircraft.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted Mission After Taking Off.
Comments: Plane returned early due to personnel failure: tail gunner became ill.
N/A
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑38208 547th SO*A LILLY BELLE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred 547 Aborted
Co-pilot Frederick, Edwin Bernard 547 Aborted
Navigator Stockman, William A 547 Aborted
Togglier Kugler, James Hart 547 Aborted
Radio Operator Crowell, Hollis Henry 547 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Ballenger, John Sidney 547 Aborted
Ball Turret Storm, Delbert 547 Aborted
Tail Gunner Wilson, August Frederick 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Foster, Garnet Eugene 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Orth, Alvin Wilson 547 Aborted
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