SORTIE REPORT #6230
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑09 190 614 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ludwigshafen - Again!: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the B Wing of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing for today's mission. The primary target was a chemicals plant near Ludwigshafen, Germany. A visual attack was planned but a 10/10ths undercast required the Group to bomb using PFF aiming.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑98000 544th SU*J FIGHTIN' HEBE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hughes, Robert Davis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Evans, Hugh Legar 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rasmussen, John Christian 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Gabriel, Joseph Albert 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Klanke, Edward Franklin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hunt, Virgil Dowell 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Bellovary, John Joseph, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Russell, Lester Hebron, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Erich, Milton Benjamin 544 Completed, Uninjured
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