Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T5254

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
14 Feb 45-Dresden
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G43-38405YB-351BG/508BSUSAAFPolebrook
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1100Crippled by Flak on the Dutch Coast near EgmondCrash landed in the 'Westzaan Polder' 2 km s of WormerveerNoord-Holland
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO132Casualty Report by J. Hey based on MACR 12334
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot1/Lt.C.E.AshO-926050USAAFSurvivedpow, wounded
Co-Pilot2/Lt.N.BenedictO-774922USAAFSurvivedpow, wounded
Bombardier1/Lt.R.W.HaysO-776547USAAFUSAInitially bureid Ardennes American Cem. Belgium
EngineerT/Sgt.R.W.Pierce13067999USAAFSurvivedpow
Radio OperatorS/Sgt.W.E.Brady13170985USAAFSurvivedpow, wounded
Nose GunnerSgt.A.A.Nicholas1140785USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerSgt.J.R.Norbo35917673USAAFSurvivedpow
Waist GunnerSgt.K.Graser39909100USAAFSurvivedpow
Tail GunnerSgt.L.D.Anderson37707945USAAFSurvivedpow
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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