Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: R1239
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
14 Jan 45 Bombing Zaltbommel bridge
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
North American Mitchell III HD328 EV-H 180 Sqdn RAF 1310 Melsbroek (B.58)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1430 Hit by Flak on bombing run Crash landed at Eindhoven Airfield (B.78) Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. R.J. Carpenter 24 AUS417696 RAAF SAFE -
Navigator/Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. M.J. Harries 1582541 RAF SAFE - Injured
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. W.B. White 1895610 RAF SAFE -
Air Gunner Sgt. G Bishop 1600964 RAF SAFE -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Shores & Thomas, ‘2nd Tactical Air Force January-May 1945’, page 401; Air Britain, 'RAF Aircraft KA100-KZ999', page 47; Air War Bulletin 281, page 9

Version September, 2022