SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑18 240 754 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Weather Challenges The Plan: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group on today's mission. Clouds to above 29,500 feet, and an inoperative Gee-H ground station, forced the Group to bypass the primary target and attack the PFF secondary. Air traffic conflict forced the Group to do a 360° turn at the IP. A technical failure on the bomb run forced the high group to go around on a second run, which was accomplished successfully. The Group could not reassemble after bombing because of the weather conditions, so all squadrons returned to base separately.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Coblenz, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-37843 SO*B ALEX
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Jackson, Oakley Homer, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Calkins, John Bartlett 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lucas, Leonard Edmond 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Haight, Keith Rodney 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Senchuk, Paul Sam 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ziner, Allen Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Cappiello, Gaetano Thomas 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Phelps, James Norman 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Kelly, Vincent Joseph Leo 547 Completed, Uninjured
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