Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2935
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
8 Oct 43 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress G 42-37751 XK-P 305BG/365BS USAAF Chelveston
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1512 Shot up by fighters over Netherlands Force landed in Noordoostpolder (5 km ne of Urk, H-32) IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. W.E. Emmert O-737384 USAAF POW -
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. R.W. Fortnam O-681371 USAAF EVD-POW -
Navigator 2/Lt. E.F. Shelander O-747144 USAAF EVD-POW -
Bombardier S/Sgt. W.J. Fox 18069336 USAAF POW -
Engineer T/Sgt. J.V. Weiss 36359646 USAAF EVD-POW -
Radio Operator T/Sgt. H.E. Bessette 11036499 USAAF EVD-POW -
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. J.F. Strange 39456016 USAAF EVD-POW -
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. E.F. Kevil 38229125 USAAF EVD -
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. T.J. Sysol 36152220 USAAF EVD-POW -
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. H.L. Newton 17090660 USAAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 871; foto 120624, en 625 for serial

Version September, 2022