Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T5508

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
5 Apr 45-N├╝rnberg
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17G43-37636LD-W100BG/418BSUSAAFThorpe Abbotts
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1445North SeaNorth Sea
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO136Casualty Report by J. Hey based on MACR 13849
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot2/Lt.R.L.EstesO1301459USAAFUSAInitially buried Netherlands
Co-Pilot2/Lt.F.J.Marchun Jr.O-930369USAAFBelgiumD-6-34Buried Ardennes American Cemetery
Navigator2/Lt.W.R.LewisO2075802USAAFCambridge WOM
BombardierF/O.D.W.GiebelhausT-008222USAAFUSAWashed up near Panne Belgium 30 Apr 45
EngineerSgt.R.A.Crawford38479607USAAFBelgiumD-24-2Buried Ardennes American Cemetery
Radio OperatorSgt.B.Slavkin13172313USAAFLuxemburgB-7-10Washed up near Zoutelande on 18 May 45
Ball Turret GunnerSgt.L.E.Weber17134930USAAFUSAInitially buried Netherlands
Waist GunnerSgt.L.D.Cook39919739USAAFUSAWashed up Koksijde 29 Apr 45
Tail GunnerSgt.F.C.Mitchell38599695USAAFUSAInitially buried Belgium
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