SORTIE REPORT #6254
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
Comments: Hot camera ship.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑97251 546th BK*O SNUFFY Kahn, Arthur William
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Salley, Thomas Raysor, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Preller, Robert Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Twomey, Jeremiah (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Fitzpatrick, James Leo 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Deen, Allen Jay 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Brown, Oakley Wayne 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Rogerson, Harold William 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McCloskey, Arthur Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Anderson, Emmitt Eugene 546 Completed, Uninjured
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