Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T2974

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
14 Oct 43-Schweinfurt
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17F42-29971RD-F306BG/423BSUSAAFThurleigh
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1345Shot down by a rocket launched by a Ju 88Crashed Bourgognestraat Beek near MaastrichtLimburg
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO84Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 819
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot1/Lt.V.K.ColeO-796309USAAFUSAInitially buried at Maastricht
Co-Pilot2/Lt.R.E.PartridgeO-675280USAAFSurvivedpow
Navigator2/Lt.R.E.KuehnO-676077USAAFSurvivedpow
Bombardier2/Lt.J.M.ColumbusO-735276USAAFSurvivedpow
EngineerT/Sgt.R.D.Folk36181410USAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.R.C.Shields jr.14105271USAAFMargratenH-14-16
Left Waist GunnerS/Sgt.F.W.Zumpf11066589USAAFMargratenB-20-28
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.A.H.Wright11066477USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.D.Richardson37228846USAAFUSA
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.I.J.Mills31248306USAAFSurvivedpow
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