Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3137
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
29 Nov 43 Escort flight Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Lockheed P-38 Lightning H 42-67097 CY- 55FG/343FS USAAF Nuthampstead
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1400 Shot down in combat with German fighters Crashed at Koekange near the railway Hoogeveen-Meppel Municipalty De Wijk Drenthe
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. J.W. Gilbride O-740168 USAAF KIA USA initially buried Margraten. Reburied Camp Butler Nat. Cem. Illinois
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1272; AB 218/16-17, 329/12-13

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