SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑25 198 647 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Target Attacked By PFF: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st CBW B Wing, and as the lead and high groups of the 41st CBW C Wing. In all, 53 aircraft took off between 0700 and 0736. All formations bombed the primary target using PFF aiming, with unobserved results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: B Wing, deputy wing lead. PFF ship. Led wing on bomb run due to failure of equipment on lead aircraft - the PFF on this ship went out momentarily on first bomb run, forcing a second one.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97986 JD*A not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Malone, John J 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Hayes, Edgar Jerome, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Van Etten, Lawrence Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Richert, Clarendon George 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Brenner, John Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Zink, Frank John 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Summers, Leonard E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hoechst, Joseph F 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Okert, Fred H, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
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