Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3303
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
11 Jan 44 Bombing Oschersleben
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress G 42-39761 DS-D 351BG/511BS USAAF Polebrook
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1230 Sustained Flak damage over Germany Crash landed near Zweeloo Drenthe
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. T.E. White O-738522 USAAF POW -
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. V. Wilkie Jr. O-677379 USAAF EVD-POW -
Navigator T/Sgt. P.A. Soderling R-651017 USAAF POW -
Bombardier 2/Lt. F. Warren Jr. O-671152 USAAF EVD-POW -
Engineer Sgt. C.L. Mellen 39682903 USAAF EVD-POW -
Radio Operator S/Sgt. H.D. Kratz 13126535 USAAF EVD - Returned to UK
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. W.R. Snyder 13093393 USAAF EVD - Returned to UK
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. N.P. Elkin 13136335 USAAF EVD - Returned to UK
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. J.H. Watson 14141010 USAAF POW -
Tail Gunner Sgt. H.A. Hitow 16043045 USAAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1939

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