SORTIE REPORT
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), flying as the lead group of the 41st A CBW, attacked two targets near Stuttgart. The lead and high squadrons attacked the primary target 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 marshalling yards between Stuttgart and Bad Cannstatt, Germany.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Returned with #1 feathered.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97271 JD*H BOSS LADY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Gross, Kenneth Eugene 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Storey, Wallace Arnold 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Nelson, Kenneth J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hassard, Robert Clock 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hepner, Dean R 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Brickner, Wilbert George 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Tod, Kniland E 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Carson, Allen G 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stone, Edward B 545 Completed, Uninjured
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