Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3083
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
13 Nov 43 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 G 42-37830 MZ- 96BG/413BS USAAF Snetterton Heath
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1215 Was rammed by another B-17 while taking evasive action Crashed near Ommen Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. H.E. Marks O-798548 USAAF KIA Margraten H-9-21 Initially buried Ommen
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. W.H. Brown O-801828 USAAF EVD -
Navigator 2/Lt. B.M. Cress O-682303 USAAF KIA USA
Bombardier 2/Lt. B. Ehrlich O-676931 USAAF KIA USA
Engineer T/Sgt. W.M. Fuhrman Jr. 33239605 USAAF KIA USA
Radio Operator T/Sgt. M.F. Wren 35369730 USAAF KIA Margraten M-18-6
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. M.I. Bowen Jr. 13135665 USAAF KIA USA
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. F.J. Ferrick Jr. 11089423 USAAF POW -
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt. E.L. Fennell 35446347 USAAF POW -
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. E.J. O'Rourke 12172260 USAAF KIA USA
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1388; 'Van Grasmat tot Fliegerhorst' p.313

Version October, 2022