Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3256
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22 Dec 43 Bombing Osnabrück
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 Liberator H 42-7554 WV- 445BG/702BS USAAF Tibenham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1451 Damaged by Flak over target Crashed on Mirns cemetery near Bakhuizen Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 1/Lt. J.H. Allen O-465407 USAAF KIA USA Memphis Nat Cem
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. E.J. Bevins O-807665 USAAF EVD -
Navigator 2/Lt. J.F. Gill O-674179 USAAF POW -
Bombardier T/Sgt. O. Robbins Jr. 35371021 USAAF KIA USA Memphis Nat Cem
Bombardier 2/Lt. A.L. Destro O-732613 USAAF KIA USA Memphis Nat Cem
Engineer T/Sgt. J.R. Elder 38188018 USAAF KIA USA
Air Gunner S/Sgt. J.J. Pavelko 13125175 USAAF KIA Margraten M-10-14
Air Gunner S/Sgt. E.M. Odom 14165120 USAAF KIA USA
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. H.L. Henry 33325811 USAAF POW -
Waist Gunner T/Sgt. J.C. Owens 34351234 USAAF KIA USA Memphis Nat Cem
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 15597; Film B0556 Max. Gr.History 445 BG frame 1352; Air War Bulletin 235, page 14

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