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 42-107121 BK*J KENTUCKY COLONEL / HELENA II Stachon, John J
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McLean, William S 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Smith, Jack L 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Todd, Joseph W 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Hunt, Harry B 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Holzbaur, Richard C 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Loader, Kenneth W 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Nead, Harry V, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Milkovich, John (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Friend, Lynn Merle 546 Completed, Uninjured
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