Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T4049

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
17 Sep 44Support MissionMarket Garden
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G44-8011SO-J384BG/547BSUSAAFGrafton Underwood
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1145Hit by Flak. Crew abandoned a/c'Misbehavin' crashed near MeerssenLimburg
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO110MACR 10197; Roll of Honour 384th BG for info on Schmeller; 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces' Vol IV p.365
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
PilotCapt.O.F.KelsayUSAAFSurvivedsafe
Co-Pilot1/Lt.W.L.SoesterUSAAFSurvivedpow
Observer2/Lt.P.F.ZieglerUSAAFSurvivedsafe
Navigator1/Lt.M.F.ParkerUSAAFSurvivedpow
Bombardier2/Lt.G.B.ScholdUSAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.R.S.SotoUSAAFSurvivedsafe
Top Turret GunnerT/Sgt.N.PavlosUSAAFSurvivedsafe
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.J.J.NorstromUSAAFSurvivedsafe
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.T.R.SchmellerUSAAFUSABuried Ohio
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.D.E.KelsayUSAAFSurvivedsafe
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