Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T5255

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
14 Feb 45-Chemnitz
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G44-8265DI-C390BG/570BSUSAAFFramlingham
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
'Reluctant' lost one engine but eventually returned to base. Five of the crew bailed outUK
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO132Casualty Report by J. Hey based on MACR 12351
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot2/Lt.G.D.HitchcockO-779720USAAFSurvivedreturned
Co-Pilot2/Lt.E.J.PowerO2063701USAAFSurvivedreturned
Navigator2/Lt.A.M.MezeyO-785291USAAFSurvivedreturned
Bombardier2/Lt.H.R.FrederickO2068375USAAFSurvivedreturned
Spot JammerSgt.F.J.Carbone32776571USAAFUSABody recovered from the beach near Zandvoort on 3 Aug 45
EngineerSgt.L.W.Warwick35805381USAAFMargraten WOM
Radio OperatorSgt.W.M.Mayer06272707USAAFMargraten WOM
Ball Turret GunnerSgt.R.Turner35731853USAAFMargraten WOM
Waist GunnerSgt.W.Mittelstadler33862328USAAFSurvivedreturned
Tail GunnerSgt.N.W.McVay38522387USAAFMargraten WOM
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