Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3655
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
8 May 44 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress G 42-97259 GY-Q 306BG/367BS USAAF Thurleigh
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1105 Engine trouble, pilot tried emergency-landing but was shot down by Flak. Crashed at Eursinge s of Darp near Havelte Drenthe
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. D.A. Smith O-687715 USAAF KIA Margraten O-14-7
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. A.E. Camosy O-736986 USAAF KIA USA
Navigator 2/Lt. C.R. Hawkins O-703992 USAAF KIA USA
Bombardier 2/Lt. A.J. Laura O-741192 USAAF KIA Margraten H-8-6
Engineer Sgt. M.M. Miller 36606465 USAAF KIA Margraten K-5-6
Radio Operator S/Sgt. J.W. Childers 38466704 USAAF KIA Margraten I-18-13
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. G.E. Krieckhaus 17073979 USAAF KIA USA
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. W.D. Holder 39556500 USAAF KIA USA
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt. E.E. Wright 35763967 USAAF KIA Margraten I-7-10
Tail Gunner Sgt. R.P. Granberg 32741189 USAAF KIA USA
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 4556; Research by Ab. A. Jansen

Version September, 2022