SORTIE REPORT #6242
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑10 191 619 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
384th Leads Wing: The 384th Bomb Group (H) provided all aircraft for the 41st B CBW, the tenth of eleven wings in Air Task Force 3 of Eighth Air Force Mission 619. The lead and high squadrons attacked the primary target at Sindelfingen visually, after four and two bomb runs, respectively. The low squadron lost contact with the group leader and, after finding the primary target obscured by clouds, went on to bomb a target of opportunity, railroad marshaling yards between Stuttgart and Bad Cannstatt, Germany.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑102661 544th SU*L BIG DOG
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Reed, William Marcus 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Springsted, Donald George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Jacobs, Edward Gregory 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Tierney, Francis Samuel 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Meyer, Melvin Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Murphy, William C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Mitchell, Robert McKinley, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Macuch, Albert Richard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stephenson, Hilton Hubert 544 Completed, Uninjured
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