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Missing Air Crew Report for 42-5763

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Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

People

  • Elwood Arp

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Evaded.

  • Russell Hatton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    B-17 #4229797 'Old Ironsides' ditched in North Sea on 22 June 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Evaded.

  • Donald Hayes

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 42-5763 'Bomb-Boogie'. Prisoner of War.

  • Chauncey Hicks

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-17 #4229797 'Old Ironsides' ditched in North Sea on 22 June 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Dean Millward

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Howard Sherman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Evaded.

  • Norbert Swierz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Raymond Thompson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    B-17 #4229797 'Old Ironsides' ditched in North Sea on 22 June 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Nathan Weltman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Wenninghoff

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #425763 'Bomb-Boogie. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-5763 Bomb Boogie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 29/12/42; Salina 7/1/43; Homestead 14/2/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-F] Bassingbourn 9/3/43; Missing in Action 17m Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Elwood Arp, Co-pilot: Howie Sherman, Bombardier: Chauncey Harold Hicks returned via Spain, Ball...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 91

    6 September 1943
    This mission was planned as massive attack of 338 B-17s on the industrial areas of Stuttgart, Germany and would be supported by a formation of 69 B-24s flying a diversion. This would be the first action from the UK for the B-24 Groups that had recently...

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Date Contributor Update
27 February 2020 03:03:08 bombercommand Created entry with collection, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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