SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑06 221 704 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Attack on Oil: The 384th Bombardment Group flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group for today's mission. All three squadrons bombed separately, with the high squadron making two bomb runs due to bomb release failure. As a result, the high squadron made the return trip to Grafton Underwood alone.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-31484 JD*F MAIRSY DOATS Coon, Lawrence John
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Brookshire, James D 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Vaden, Kenneth Underwood 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Mechanick, Harold (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Fitzpatrick, James Leo 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Alexander, Arthur Walton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Rivers, Arthur R 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Hess, Frank (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hiner, William M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Buersmeyer, Sylvanus Reginald 546 Completed, Uninjured
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