Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3249
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22 Dec 43 Bombing M√ľnster
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress G 42-37766 BG-F 95BG/334BS USAAF Horham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1430 Engine failure before target. Left formation and was attacked by Fw 190's Crashed at Lageveen Zuidwolde Groningen
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. M.W. Mangis O-741923 USAAF KIA Margraten M-13-12 Initially buried at Zuidwolde
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. D.F. Lembcke O-679898 USAAF KIA Margraten M-13-11
Navigator 2/Lt. E. Bennett O-755165 USAAF EVD-POW -
Bombardier 2/Lt. L.J. Celusnak O-681522 USAAF POW -
Engineer S/Sgt. W.R. Tracy 32491515 USAAF POW -
Radio Operator S/Sgt. R.C. Dabney 35447983 USAAF EVD-POW -
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. D.W. Aldrich 39184867 USAAF POW -
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. J.B. Short 16148558 USAAF KIA USA
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. W.H. Mc Master 34477207 USAAF KIA USA
Tail Gunner Sgt. A. Svoboda 16128300 USAAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 1702

Version September, 2022