SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑30 233 731 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Traffic and Weather: The initial bomb run using PFF was terminated when traffic congestion forced the formation to alter course. A second (visual) bomb run was made after sighting the target, but it turned out to be the towns of Meuselwitz and Wintersdorf, Germany, about 5 miles southeast of the primary target. The high squadron bombed the 'Last Resort Target' of Fulda, Germany, using PFF.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron lead.
Other (Visual)
Location: Wintersdorf, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 44-8211 BK*Z not known Stachon, John J
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Oosterhof, Franklin G 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Henderson, William V 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Richert, Clarendon George 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Blencowe, Frederick Arthur 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Brenner, John Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Owens, Buddy L 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Rodgers, William M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Tobman, Milton (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Austin, Ralph Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
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