SORTIE REPORT #6747
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
B-17G 42‑97320 544th SU*G HOT ROCK
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Orr, James Wallace 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Jackson, Taylor Hall 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rybarczyk, Chester Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Moon, William Everett 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Kennebeck, Edwin Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Goode, Joseph Edward 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Rauch, John (NMI), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Spafford, Kenneth Culver 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Reed, Gordon Wilbur 544 Completed, Uninjured
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