Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T5300
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
24 Feb 45 Bombing Rheinberg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Douglas Boston IIIa BZ377 RH-P 88 Sqdn RAF 0834 Vitry-en-Artois (B.50)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
Engine trouble Overshot landing at Eindhoven Airfield (B.78) Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. L.J. Harder J/35682 RCAF SAFE -
Navigator/Bomb Aimer W/O. T.J. O'Hare 1052527 RAF SAFE -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner W/O. R.L. Cheeseman 798586 RAF SAFE -
Air Gunner W/O. S.A. Taft - SAFE -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Air Britain, 'Royal Air Force Aircraft BA100-BZ999', page 103

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