SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑02‑03 264 817 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Transportation Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st B Combat Wing on today's mission. Unusual clear weather permitted accurate visual bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Landed in Allied Territory
Comments: Left formation after bombs away; crash-landed in Russian territory; repaired plane and returned via Italy to Grafton Underwood.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-6592 SO*S STARDUST
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ruckman, George F 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Cinquanta, Fiorino Anthony 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Beeby, John Otto 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Rivall, Jack Wallace 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Garstak, Jack G 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Young, Johnie Earl 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Horan, Albert Sherwood 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Sorenson, Frederick A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rice, Alonzo Robert 547 Completed, Uninjured
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
MACRMissing Air Crew Report Number 12154
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