Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3931
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
15 Aug 44 Bombing Vechta Airfield
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 Liberator H 41-28932 6L-E 466BG/787BS USAAF Attlebridge
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1330 Shot down by German fighters on the return flight Crashed along the Giethoorn - Steenwijk Canal Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. R.W. Harrington O-817669 USAAF EVD -
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. J.E. Miller O-703007 USAAF POW -
Bombardier 2/Lt. R.G. Borst O-716705 USAAF EVD -
Engineer S/Sgt. T.L. Jones 18194593 USAAF KIA USA
Radio Operator S/Sgt. L. Palermo 39276049 USAAF POW -
Nose Gunner Sgt. W.K. Meyer 18168351 USAAF EVD-POW -
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. L.O. Kelley 33530252 USAAF POW -
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. W.M. Julian Jr. 14160074 USAAF KIA Margraten P-2-17
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. W.H. Rye 35679773 USAAF EVD -
Tail Gunner Sgt. C.A. Zyb 36649609 USAAF KIA USA
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by J. Hey based upon MACR 8430

Version October, 2022