SORTIE REPORT #6735
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑03 204 662 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Synthetic Oil Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st CBW C Group on today's mission. The formation dropped its bombs using Gee-H aiming. Although the lead aircraft had equipment problems and ordered the deputy to take the lead using PFF, the Gee-H 'came back in again' and the bombs were away using that.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑102620 546th BK*P DE RUMBLE IZER Clayton, Alfred George
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Springsted, Donald George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Freiman, Peter Paul 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Green, Hugh Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Tierney, Francis Samuel 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Meyer, Melvin Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Seeley, Clarence Burdell 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Watson, Paul Leland 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Ciejka, Walter Casimer 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Markoff, Samuel (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
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