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) 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: PFF ship; wing lead. Air commander is Lt. Col. Calhoun Wing Leader, 41st CBW HQ.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-8007 JD*Z SCREAMING EAGLE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Keate, Richard Clifford 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kane, William Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lucyshyn, John (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rubin, Frederick Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Palecek, George Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Zook, Lloyd E 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Christian, Arthur Dean 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ruschival, Adam Charles 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Wagner, Robert Wiliam 545 Completed, Uninjured
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