Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T2324C

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
15 May 43-Emden
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17F42-3173DS-351BG/511BSUSAAFPolebrook
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
Shot down by German fightersCrashed in the North Sea 80 km n of AmelandNorth Sea
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Hey J., Casualty Reports on USAAF aircraftCR based upon MACR 4831
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot1/Lt.J.A.Meli jr.O-728901USAAFMargraten WOM
Co-Pilot2/Lt.R.P.CooperO-737365USAAFMargraten WOM
Navigator2/Lt.J.HowellO-797319USAAFMargraten WOM
Bombardier2/Lt.H.E.LewisO-734937USAAFMargraten WOM
EngineerS/Sgt.S.W.Henry16108561USAAFMargraten WOM
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.B.A.Guenzig31103090USAAFMargraten WOM
Left Waist GunnerS/Sgt.D.K.Bishop36057629USAAFMargraten WOM
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.L.M.Hilscher35372096USAAFMargraten WOM
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.M.E.Hugo12170657USAAFMargraten WOM
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.C.D.Summers33179631USAAFMargraten WOM
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
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