Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2935
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
8 Oct 43 - Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 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 Emergency landing 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 - pow
Navigator 2/Lt. E.F. Shelander O-747144 USAAF - pow
Bombardier S/Sgt. W.J. Fox 18069336 USAAF - pow
Engineer T/Sgt. J.V. Weiss 36359646 USAAF - evader
Radio Operator T/Sgt. H.E. Bessette 11036499 USAAF - evader
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. E.F. Kevil 38229125 USAAF - pow
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. T.J. Sysol 36152220 USAAF - pow
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. J.F. Strange 39456016 USAAF - evader
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. H.L. Newton 17090660 USAAF - pow
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 871; www.beeldbankwo2.nl foto 120624, en 625 for serial

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