SORTIE REPORT
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)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Returned with #4 feathered.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-39888 SU*B HOTNUTS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Blankenmeyer, William J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Fisher, Robert Jeremy 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Obermeyer, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Chanter, Robert William 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Fictum, Blair Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeMesquita, Seymour A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Work, Robert Elijah 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hoyman, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McDonald, Donald T 544 Completed, Uninjured
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