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: Low Squadron lead. Gee-H ship.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-97948 BK*U HELL ON WINGS Kraus, Alvin C
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Vinnedge, Roy Alan 546 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Davis, L K (IO), Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Richert, Clarendon George 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Bell, Albert (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Brenner, John Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Neyer, Ralph Richard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Sandidge, Robert M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Romeo, Reno (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kaloc, Edward Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Chacho, Albert John 546 Completed, Uninjured
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