SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑19 241 756 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Weather Reduces Force: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew only twelve of the planned thirty-nine aircraft on today's mission. After the first twelve took off (all squadron leads and deputies, and six aircraft of the lead squadron), Wing advised Group of a 30 minute delay, so remaining aircraft were held on the ground. A heavy fog settled in preventing any further takeoffs, so the twelve aircraft already airborne completed the mission. On return they were diverted to Swansea, Wales, landing at RAF Fairwood Common.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Flight Completed
Comments: Weather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified. Landed away at RAF Colerne, Wiltshire.
Non-Combat Sortie
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102430 JD*O SPAM-O-LINER
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Martin, Donald Francis 545 Scrubbed
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