SORTIE REPORT
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
Comments: High Squadron hot camera ship.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37788 SO*N HELL'S MESSENGER
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Cornair, Russell John 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Nicholson, Gilbert O 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Miller, Dan Owens 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Armentrout, Elvin Jahune 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Korabiak, Henry (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Kugler, James Hart 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Saunders, Rufus Milton 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Dippold, Robert J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gardiner, John W 547 Completed, Uninjured
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