Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T2817

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
19 Aug 43-Gilze-Rijen Airfield
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17F42-5392GN-303BG/427BSUSAAFMolesworth
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1832Hit by FlakCrashed North Sea presumed off Hoek van HollandNorth Sea
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO81Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 285
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot2/Lt.L.H.QuillenO-738242USAAFUSAWashed up and initially buried at Amsterdam and Margraten. Now Colorado USA
Co-Pilot2/Lt.J.R.HomanO-746348USAAFMargraten WOM
Navigator2/Lt.B.W.ColbyO-797269USAAFMargratenM-13-17
Bombardier2/Lt.W.N.IrishO-741527USAAFUSAColorado
EngineerT/Sgt.E.F.Richter17031113USAAFUSAKansas
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.S.J.Di Cosmo38210049USAAFMargraten WOM
Left Waist GunnerS/Sgt.J.H.Brown18083590USAAFSurvivedpow
Right Waist GunnerSgt.P.W.Abernathy14165828USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.E.O.Price15332265USAAFSurvivedpow
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.A.K.Sauer35487544USAAFSurvivedpow
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
© Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945 Last update October 2019