SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑04 172 516 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Weather Stymies Strike: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew a second mission in the afternoon today. This mission was intended to strike another NOBALL target in France, but weather at the target area - a towering thunderstorm - prevented sighting of the assigned target. All bombs were returned to base, except for two aircraft carrying long-delay fuse bombs, which were jettisoned in the channel.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: This aircraft carried delayed-action bombs which were jettisoned in the Channel. Landed away at Kimbolton, reasons unknown.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-38013 547th SO*C NEVADA AVENGER
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Frederick, Edwin Bernard 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Stockman, William A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Zanin, Anthony John 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Potts, Raymond Louis 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ballenger, John Sidney 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Storm, Delbert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Wilson, August Frederick 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Foster, Garnet Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Orth, Alvin Wilson 547 Completed, Uninjured
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