Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3859
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
7 Jul 44 - Bernburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 J 42-99966 GJ-W 44BG/68BS USAAF Shipdham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1100 Damaged by German fighters crashed near Valthe Drenthe
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 1/Lt. T.L. Weaver O-693829 USAAF EVD - evader
Co-Pilot 1/Lt. W.B. Shambarger O-700998 USAAF Belgium D-11-28 Ardennes Cemetry
Navigator 1/Lt. L. Platt Jr. O-706965 USAAF - pow
Bombardier 1/Lt. R.E. Read O-699567 USAAF - pow
Engineer T/Sgt. J.S. Gniadek 31258858 USAAF - pow
Radio Operator T/Sgt. D.F. Fahey 37506294 USAAF - pow
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. S.G. Nalipa 15324363 USAAF Belgium A-37-1 Ardennes Cemetry
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt. M.L. Crouse 35631988 USAAF - pow
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. L.L. Voigt 19186262 USAAF - pow
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 7353; 'Sporen aan de hemel' Vol III by Ab jansen

Version December, 2021