SORTIE REPORT #7443
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 Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑38752 547th SO*O LITTLE CINDER
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Harter, David Smuck 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Woodworth, John Dempster 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Furiga, Frank Dominic 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Snyder, Clifford Leroy 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Korabiak, Henry (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Kugler, James Hart 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Higbie, Franklyn Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kelsey, Donald Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Norstrom, John Julius 547 Completed, Uninjured
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