Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3303
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
11 Jan 44 - Oschersleben
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 G 42-39761 DS-D 351BG/511BS USAAF Polebrook
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1230 Sustained Flak damage over Germany Emergency-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 - Evaded, captured later
Navigator T/Sgt. P.A. Soderling R-651017 USAAF - pow
Bombardier 2/Lt. F. Warren jr. O-671152 USAAF EVD-POW - Evaded, captured later
Engineer Sgt. C.L. Mellen 39682903 USAAF EVD-POW - Evaded, captured later
Radio Operator S/Sgt. H.D. Kratz 13126535 USAAF EVD - Evaded to England
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. N.P. Elkin 13136335 USAAF EVD - Evaded to England
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. J.H. Watson 14141010 USAAF - pow
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. W.R. Snyder 13093393 USAAF EVD - Evaded to England
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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