Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T3073

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
11 Nov 43-Munster
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G42-39855QE-N94BG/331BSUSAAFBury St. Edmunds
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1455Shot down by German fighters on return flight and exploded in mid-airCrashed Fijnaart - Willemstad (Stadschedijk)Noord-Brabant
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO86Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1068; War Diary Gilze-Rijen
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot2/Lt.P.J.KaneO-662799USAAFUSAInitially buried Dinteloord
Co-Pilot2/Lt.L.M.OliverO-681174USAAFMargratenH-17-15
Navigator2/Lt.L.T.HobanO-747158USAAFSurvivedpow
Bombardier2/Lt.G.W.Ross jr.O-731429USAAFMargratenI-16-8
EngineerS/Sgt.H.W.Stropes15042950USAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorS/Sgt.R.W.Leib37219128USAAFSurvivedpow
Left Waist GunnerS/Sgt.M.F.King19083021USAAFSurvivedpow
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.C.Wroble31127130USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerSgt.R.E.Gibbons33249704USAAFSurvivedpow
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.H.F.Knechtle33368820USAAFSurvivedpow
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
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