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 Scrubbed
Comments: Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-37703 SU*P TREMBLIN GREMLIN (II)
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Fisher, Robert Jeremy 544 Scrubbed
Co-pilot Van Popering, Earle Allen 544 Scrubbed
Navigator Ferrell, Jack Gordon 544 Scrubbed
Bombardier Bass, Ross (NMI) 544 Scrubbed
Radio Operator Pechout, Richard Anthony 544 Scrubbed
Engineer/Top Turret Mouratian, George (NMI) 544 Scrubbed
Ball Turret Mathias, Charles W 544 Scrubbed
Tail Gunner Denney, Roy Edward 544 Scrubbed
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Maffei, Albert (NMI) 544 Scrubbed
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