SORTIE REPORT #7670
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑16 226 715 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Enemy Troop Positions Bombed: The 384th BG provided all aircraft and personnel for the lead, high, and low squadrons of the 41st Bomb Wing A Group, and the lead squadron of the 41st Bomb Wing D Group. In addition, two aircraft were loaned to other groups. The mission was to attack enemy ground positions ahead of allied forces.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑38823 545th JD*H not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Fahr, John (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Ryan, Chilton (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Niemiec, Leonard Roy 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Casteel, Raleigh James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Luburich, Michael (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hanrahan, Francis Glen 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Waggoner, Buford (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Roach, William Earl 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hicks, John William 545 Completed, Uninjured
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