Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T4710
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
21 Nov 44 Bombing Hamburg Satan's Little Sister
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 H 42-95180 RT-N 446BG/706BS USAAF Bungay
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1430 Hit by flak over target Crashed in the Eem estuary IJsselmeer Flevoland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 1/Lt. J.H. Quinn O-818301 USAAF EVD - Baled out over IJsselmeer
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. M.O. Simmons O-771139 USAAF EVD - Baled out over IJsselmeer
Bombardier 2/Lt. R.F. Brooks O-717741 USAAF KIA USA 20-298-5 Baled out over IJsselmeer. Washed up near Spakenburg 6 Feb 45. Buried Highland Mem Cem Knoxville
Engineer T/Sgt. P.J. Flaherty 12090834 USAAF KIA Ardennes American Cem B-40-15 Baled out over IJsselmeer
Radio Operator T/Sgt. J.W. Cahill 19163408 USAAF KIA Margraten J-1-8 Baled out over IJsselmeer
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. F.H. Pietzsch Jr. 3856350 USAAF KIA USA 3-27 Baled out over IJsselmeer.Washed up 17 Mar 45. Buried Taylor City Cem. Texas
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. B.F. Tillitson 17065729 USAAF KIA USA 34-3374 Baled out over IJsselmeer. Washed up near Kampen 4 Mar 45. Buried Arlington Nat. Cemetery
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. L.R. Hoyal 38461510 USAAF KIA USA Baled out over IJsselmeer. Washed up near Kampen 8 Feb 45. Buried Nat. Cemetery San Antonio
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. J.S. Todd 35090214 USAAF KIA USA 88 Baled out over IJsselmeer. Washed up near Kampen 8 Feb 45. Buried Paint Creek Cem Indiana
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 10408, 'The History of the 446 Bomb Group 1943-1945' by Harold E. Jansen

Version September, 2022