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: Low Squadron. Returned with #4 feathered.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Stuttgart (Northeast), Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-38062 SU*A PLEASURE BENT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Blankenmeyer, William J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Fisher, Robert Jeremy 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Obermeyer, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Chanter, Robert William 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Fictum, Blair Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeMesquita, Seymour Aron 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Work, Robert Elijah 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hoyman, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McDonald, Donald T 544 Completed, Uninjured
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