Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3194
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
11 Dec 43 Bombing Emden
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress F 42-3488 385BG/548BS USAAF Great Ashfield
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1247 Damaged by Flak over target and attacked by German fighters on return Crashed near Offingawier, 300 m from the Sneekermeer Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. E.F. Pollock O-799065 USAAF EVD-POW -
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. M.A. Raim O-749058 USAAF EVD-POW -
Navigator 2/Lt. M.G. Alexander O-807958 USAAF POW -
Bombardier 2/Lt. M. Weinstein O-673435 USAAF EVD-POW -
Engineer T/Sgt. H.M. Barber 13117748 USAAF POW -
Radio Operator Sgt. M. Schwartz 32527497 USAAF POW -
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. W.M. Husband 12080317 USAAF KIA Margraten O-21-4
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. H.G. Hall 39146781 USAAF KIA USA
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. F.M. Harwell 38445485 USAAF POW -
Tail Gunner Sgt. J. La Via 32694148 USAAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1665; 'Sporen aan de Hemel' by Ab Jansen

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