SORTIE REPORT #8852
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑15 255 794 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead and low squadrons of the 41st Combat Wing A Group on today's mission. When group lead aborted 30 minutes prior to IP, low squadron took over lead and lead squadron moved into low position: low squadron led bomb run. Bombs were dropped on the secondary target using PFF in group formation.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Secondary (PFF)
Target: Ingolstadt Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑102501 546th BK*H THE CHALLENGER Watterson, Arnold (NMI)
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McKay, William Monroe, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Thomas, Daniel G 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Miller, John C 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Anderson, Olan Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Vickroy, Ralph L 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Roupe, Harry Leroy 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Tidwell, Eldes Dee 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Simpson, Billy J 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Thornburg, Joseph Austin 546 Completed, Uninjured
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