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A-26 Invader



  • Roland Dullnig

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Aircraft Ground Crew Chief | 416th Bomb Group

  • James Kenny

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Ralph Lackner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • William Laseter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot - Technical Inspector | 416th Bomb Group

  • James Phillips

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • John Sittarich

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group



Event Location Date
First 416th BG Combat Mission Golzheim, Germany 28 February 1945
Failed to Return (FTR) Worms, Germany 18 March 1945

Four planes were presumed to be lost to flak when they failed to return to base. The planes went down in the vicinity of the PPF IP, northeast of the town of Bingen. Two planes went down in the vicinity of the target. ... No chutes were seen to emerge from any of the planes that were lost. The crews are all listed as MIA. ... #261 received direct hits in the left engine between the PPF I.P. and the target. It was last seen disintegrating and in flames, going down at a undetermined point. Lt James Patrick Kenny and S/Sgt John Joseph Sittarich were the crew.


Date Contributor Update
28 February 2021 22:26:57 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, markings, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:06 AAM AAM ingest

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