Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3379
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
4 Feb 44 Bombing Frankfurt
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress G 42-39771 LL-H 91BG/401BS USAAF Bassingbourn
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1250 Hit by Flak just before target. Returned on deck Crash landed in a field near Zeelst close to Eindhoven Airfield Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. J.P. Lutz O-803834 USAAF POW -
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. I.F. Stehlik O-690267 USAAF POW -
Navigator 2/Lt. J. Whitney O-811820 USAAF EVD - Returned to UK
Bombardier 2/Lt. L.A. Lewis O-688537 USAAF EVD - Returned to UK
Engineer Sgt. H.L. Alexander 32557729 USAAF POW -
Radio Operator Sgt. G. Moulton 12191196 USAAF POW -
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. T.C. Smith 36503796 USAAF POW -
Waist Gunner Sgt. C.C. Baker 35742208 USAAF POW -
Waist Gunner Sgt. G.C. Fitton 33193583 USAAF POW -
Tail Gunner Sgt. J.W. Kudasik Jr. 13084325 USAAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 2234; LBD Veldhoven for location

Version September, 2022