SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑10 254 789 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Two Marshalling Yards Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B Group on today's mission. As the result of the loss of the group leader, as well as multiple equipment failures, portions of the group attacked the primary and secondary targets: low squadron attacked the primary, high squadron attacked the secondary on the first run, and the lead squadron attacked the secondary on the second run.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Crashed
Comments: Crashed on takeoff; aircraft a 'complete wreck', all crew survived, two seriously injured, one minor injuries.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97263 SO*D LADY MARGARET
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Whitesides, John B 547 Aborted
Co-pilot Moxley, John C 547 Aborted
Navigator Miner, Alfred N 547 Seriously Wounded
Togglier Huff, Robert E 547 Seriously Wounded
Radio Operator Dube, Roland Raymond 547 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Sayers, Francis A 547 Wounded
Ball Turret Shields, Howard E 547 Aborted
Tail Gunner Dupas, Emmett G 547 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Bergner, Lee R 547 Aborted
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
ACCIREPAccident Report Number 45-01-10-519
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