SORTIE REPORT #7587
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 SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑102500 546th 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 Xavier 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Schulz, Russell Lloyd 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Moss, Ralph Eldon 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Humphries, Richard Alexander 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Albro, Bernard Thomas 544 Completed, Uninjured
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