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 Failed to Return
Comments: Lead squadron hot camera ship. At 1132 hrs, this aircraft was observed with #2 and #4 engines out due to flak; pilot said he was on fire, losing altitude, and had 2 wounded on board; stated he was going to bail out; crashed near Fuerstenwerder, Germany. MACR 12153
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97960 SO*M not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Molder, Charles Richard 547 POW
Co-pilot Treadway, Hobart Wayne 547 POW
Navigator Knowlton, Ernest Richard 547 POW
Togglier Hayden, Ralph M 547 POW
Radio Operator Haynes, Harold V 547 POW
Engineer/Top Turret Hookailo, Daniel B 547 POW
Ball Turret Constantine, Damian N 547 POW
Tail Gunner Rizzuti, Leonard J 547 POW
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Jacobs, Harris Frederick 547 POW
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
MACRMissing Air Crew Report Number 12153
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