Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T3438

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
21 Feb 44-Diepholz
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17F42-30280MI-482BG/812BSUSAAFAlconbury
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1545Engine trouble after bombing. Was attacked by Fw 190Crashed in IJsselmeer 13 km ne of BunschotenFlevoland
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO97Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 2470 and 2471
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot1st Lt.R.W.HolcombeO-677742USAAFMargratenH-16-4Initially buried at Amersfoort
Co-Pilot2nd Lt.J.W.BaberO-682761USAAFSurvivedpow
Co-PilotCapt.G.D.BanksO-662727USAAFSurvivedpow, evaded but captured later
Navigator2nd Lt.J.D.PunchesO-682366USAAFSurvivedEvaded to England
Navigator1st Lt.E.H.Horner jr.O-724647USAAFSurvivedpow
Navigator1st Lt.C.A.HauptO-432504USAAFSurvivedEvaded, liberated in Belgium
Bombardier2nd Lt.W.H.BarrettO-683105USAAFSurvivedpow
EngineerT/Sgt.T.D.Kennedy18189754USAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorS/Sgt.S.F.Martin39108878USAAFSurvivedpow
LW GunnerS/Sgt.H.M.Booth06578178USAAFSurvivedEvaded to England
RW GunnerS/Sgt.B.W.Long39854150USAAFSurvivedpow
BT GunnerS/Sgt.H.Raemer jr.13137183USAAFSurvivedpow
T GunnerS/Sgt.W.M.Blake32284616USAAFSurvivedpow
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
© Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945 Last update May 2017
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