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Dick A Tucker

Military

B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

Service

People

  • Allen Crosswell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 386th Bomb Group
    B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. All other crew members were Missing in Action (MIA), but Crosswell's body was found on a Dutch beach. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

  • Patrick Kelly

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

  • John Ryan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. 386th BG was part of the 8th AF from July-October 1943

  • Paul Scharding

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator | 386th Bomb Group
    B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

  • Bernard Zukosky

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    B-26B-16MA #41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943 PH, AM

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Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 555th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 555BS, 381BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) St Omer, France 8-Sep-43 last seen with engine feathered dropping out of formation escorted by several Spitfires. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 9 August 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2018 16:33:27 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations and unit associations
Sources

linked crew members.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs by Bishop and Hey, Combat Chronology Supplement, MACR 0164

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