SORTIE REPORT #6708
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑02 203 658 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Cologne Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the 41st CBW A Group for today's mission. Weather and equipment failures forced a decision to drop bombs on the center of the city.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted Mission After Taking Off.
Comments: Turned back with a runaway prop on #2 engine.
N/A
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97320 544th SU*G HOT ROCK
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Carlson, Walter Elmer 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Baker, Dale Richard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Gary, Joseph Shirley 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Curtin, Paul Robert 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Nieters, George Henry, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Seeley, Clarence Burdell 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Fox, Fred Calvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Northrup, Robert Louis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Luciano, Fred Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
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