SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑11‑05 35 121 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
PFF Attack: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the attack today, with a PFF aircraft borrowed from the 482nd BG at Alconbury.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Returned Early
Comments: Turned back because of oxygen failure and #3 engine not operating properly; bombed a target of opportunity with unobserved results.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Convoy of 30-40 ships.
Type: Transportation
Location: 52°28'N, 4°33'E, On the Open Sea
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17F 42-30033 BK*G LITTLE AMERICA Foster, Ewing H
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Van der Haeghen, Joseph Albert 545 Aborted
Co-pilot Furber, Donald Wilson 545 Aborted
Navigator Wilson, Eugene Theodore 545 Aborted
Bombardier Kinney, William Brownie 545 Aborted
Radio Operator Carroll, George Henry 545 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Estes, Lloyd Stack 545 Aborted
Ball Turret Thurman, Fillman Clifton 545 Aborted
Tail Gunner Renfro, Alvin Everette 545 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Voorhees, Ralph Warner 545 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Polito, Michael John 545 Aborted
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