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
B-17G 44-8409 JD*N not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Abbott, Edward William, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Weaver, Paul Hanson 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Simpson, Morris 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier DeCelles, Charles B 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Loffarelli, Clarence P 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Williams, J C (IO) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Schultz, Blaine S 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner David, Lloyd P 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Linn, Clifford L 545 Completed, Uninjured
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