SORTIE REPORT #9989
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑07 282 869 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Two Targets Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing A Group on today's mission. Cloud-covered targets required the Group to rely on electronic means. Unfortunately, the Gee-H equipment in the lead and high squadrons failed, but the low squadron bombed the primary on the first run and returned to base with the 303rd BG. The remaining squadrons then proceeded to the tertiary target, which was attacked using PFF sighting.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead Squadron.
Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 43‑39053 546th BK*D HEAVENLY BODY Francis, Percy Tom
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Donnell, Alonzo McWilliams, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Villa, Alberto A 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Troiano, Frank Anthony 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Ryan, Patrick A, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hensarling, Kinard Dale 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hanna, Paul Eugene 546 Completed, Uninjured
Spot Jammer Scimeca, Frank John 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Palmer, Ward Allen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Richardson, Harold Leroy, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Condon, James Robert 546 Completed, Uninjured
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