Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: R1212R
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
16 Feb 45 Bombing -
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Martin B-26 Marauder B 41-31916 IH-M 1PFS USAAF -
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
Damaged by Flak Crash landed Eindhoven Airfield (B.78) Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 1/Lt. D.R. Bartels USAAF SAFE -
Co-Pilot F/O. W. Sikora USAAF SAFE -
Navigator/Bombardier 1/Lt. W.H. Carls USAAF SAFE -
Radio Operator S/Sgt. W.J. Labahn USAAF SAFE -
Air Gunner S/Sgt. T.R. Morris USAAF SAFE -
Air Gunner Sgt. L.A. Mayer USAAF SAFE -
Top Turret Gunner 1/Lt. W.L. Hoeschel USAAF SAFE -
Wartime Records Background Info
- 8th & 9th AF Cumulative Loss List; Salvaged by 91st Air Depot Group on 23 feb 45; Bishop & Hey & Cillessen & Franken, 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces, January-March 1945', page 388

Version February, 2023