Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T3004A

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
20 Oct 43-Düren
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17F42-30372MZ-P96BG/339BSUSAAFSnetterton Heath
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1410Attacked by German fightersCrashed Belgium 3 km e of Blaten, 20 km nne of MonsBelgium
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Hey J., Casualty Reports on USAAF aircraftCR based upon MACR 1017
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot2/Lt.R.Z.GrimesO-797521USAAFSurvivedevaded to Spain, returned UK jan '44
Co-Pilot2/Lt.A.C.PickettO-681181USAAFMargratenA-15-16
Navigator2/Lt.J.D.McElroyO-747132USAAFSurvivedpow
Bombardier2/Lt.C.V.CarlsonO-678500USAAFSurvivedpow
EngineerT/Sgt.T.R.Kellers35335090USAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.F.W.McManus32439050USAAFMargratenH-3-4
Left Waist Gunner2/Lt.J.C.Nawracaj32454573USAAFMargratenM-5-7
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.H.T.Sheets35374532USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.R.W.Metlen39900663USAAFSurvivedpow
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.G.C.Janser11066504USAAFUSA
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
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