SORTIE REPORT #6881
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑09 208 670 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Schweinfurt Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead group of the 41st CBW A wing on today's mission. Weather at the target was 10/10ths clouds, and the decision was made to bomb the PFF target. Results were unobserved.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑37822 544th SU*C THE 'LEAD BANANA'
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Springsted, Donald George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Barnes, Robert Clark 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Jacobs, Edward Gregory 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Reed, Ira Ottinger, Jr 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 Macuch, Albert Richard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Foust, John Monroe, III 544 Completed, Uninjured
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