Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T3449

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
22 Feb 44-Aschersleben
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G42-31399PU-F303BG/360BSUSAAFMolesworth
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1300Damaged by German fighters on returnForce-landed in the meadows along the Lekdijk near AmerongenUtrecht
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO97Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 2645; "En nooit was het stil" Vol. II p.159
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot1/Lt.C.D.CrookO-801252USAAFSurvivedEvaded
Co-Pilot2/Lt.W.D.ClarkO-678173USAAFSurvivedpow
Navigator2/Lt.R.DavisO-809549USAAFSurvivedpow
BombardierF/O.J.A.De LucaT-001526USAAFSurvivedEvaded to England
EngineerT/Sgt.L.H.Breitenbach35507725USAAFSurvivedpow, evaded but captured later
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.R.J.Hannan19083469USAAFSurvivedEvaded to England
Left Waist GunnerT/Sgt.N.R.Williams34680114USAAFSurvivedpow
Right Waist GunnerSgt.S.Chavez17060416USAAFSurvivedEvaded to England
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.R.A.Cheek17129726USAAFSurvivedEvaded to England
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.J.H.Hensley14158015USAAFSurvivedpow, evaded but captured later
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
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