SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑11 225 712 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Synthetic Oil Plant Bombed: Two squadrons, plus two spare aircraft, attacked the synthetic oil plant at Gelsenkirchen, despite equipment failures. The formation was led on the Gee-H bomb run by the low group deputy,
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102500 BK*L not known Flynn, Roland (NMI)
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McKone, Joseph F 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Sharp, Alan E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rybarczyk, Chester Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Davis, James Buford 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Irwin, Frank X 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Schulz, Russell Lloyd 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Moss, Ralph E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Humphries, Richard A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Albro, Bernard Thomas 544 Completed, Uninjured
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