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)
No Flight Completed
Comments: Weather aircraft.
Non-Combat Sortie
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102501 BK*H THE CHALLENGER Watterson, Arnold NMI
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Blankenmeyer, William J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Jamison, Joseph F 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Obermeyer, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Fictum, Blair Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeMesquita, Seymour Aron 544 Completed, Uninjured
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