Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T3450A

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
22 Feb 44-Aschersleben
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G42-39809SO-M384BG/547BSUSAAFGrafton Underwood
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1340Attacked by fighters over Germany. Crew abandoned a/c. B-17 was rammed by Gfr. R. Pintsch of 11./JG 3 near VenloCrashed between Oostrum and VenrayLimburg
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO97Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 2467; 'Vliegtuigcrashes en noodlandingen 1940-1945 in de gemeente Venray' by R. Wildekamp for cause
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot2/Lt.R.L.McDonaldO-742756USAAFSurvivedpow
Co-Pilot2/Lt.P.M.Smith jr.O-446478USAAFBelgiumD-11-18Buried American Cemetery Ardennes
Navigator2/Lt.W.J.KonturO-741789USAAFSurvivedpow
Bombardier2/Lt.G.H.BeanO-751585USAAFSurvivedpow
EngineerT/Sgt.L.C.Pierce33286699USAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.A.J.Franzo12187814USAAFSurvivedpow
Left Waist GunnerS/Sgt.D.Gabriel31189278USAAFSurvivedpow
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.R.T.Odom jr.14053028USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.R.H.Egger19188500USAAFSurvivedpow
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.R.R.Egger19188474USAAFSurvivedpow
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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