Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3252
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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
Consolidated B-24 Liberator H 42-7638 QK- 44BG/66BS USAAF Shipdham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1500 Damaged by Flak over target Ditched IJsselmeer (now southern part of Flevoland) Flevoland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. K.F. Miller T-060679 USAAF KIA USA Recovered 1975
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. C.E. Taylor O-680761 USAAF POW -
Navigator 2/Lt. F. Passavant O-678758 USAAF KIA USA Recovered 1975
Bombardier 2/Lt. D.E. Shaffer O-678477 USAAF KIA USA Recovered 1975
Engineer T/Sgt. E.E. Birge 14080954 USAAF KIA USA
Radio Operator T/Sgt. J.C. Childers 19087860 USAAF KIA USA Recovered 1975
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. S. Pilch 35316138 USAAF KIA USA Recovered 1975
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. J.H. Larson 19108009 USAAF KIA USA
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. G.D. Mc Cord 39084175 USAAF KIA Margraten H-16-11
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. W.J. Sheehan 12124435 USAAF KIA Ardennes American Cem C-10-42
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1714

Version October, 2022