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Casualty Report

Casualty Report from March 3, 1944

Detail

MACR: 03029

Target: Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Base: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England

Crash: Mid-air collision during mission recall with 42-31970 flow by Robert H, Lohof (the above is wrong, the plane was shot down by FW190's)

Squadron: 349th BS - 100th BG (H)

Aircraft

Aircraft #: 42-39817

Aircraft Type: B-17G

Aircraft Name: Murderer's Row

Aircraft Code: XR-A

Pilot: Lt Robert D. Vollmer | O-803318

POS: P

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

Copilot: Lt John W. Adams | O-801587

POS: CP

Status: KIA

State: Kansas

Notes: Initially buried in the cemetery at Hobensaspe - re-interred in Ardennes (L-5-17) - Final Internment - Ardennes (A-41-23)

NAV: Lt Edward G. Sullivan | O-803318

POS: NAV

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

BOM: S/Sgt Ernest B. Clark | 38128395

POS: BOM

Status: KIA

State: California

Notes: Initially buried in the cemetery at Hobensaspe - re-interred in Ardennes (L-5_118) - Final Internment - USA (Golden Gate National Cemetery at San Bruno, California)

ROG: TSgt Elias M. Johnson | 33445887

POS: ROG

Status: KIA

State: Virginia

Notes: Initially buried in the cemetery at Hobensaspe - re-interred in Ardennes (L-5-108) - Final Internment - USA

TTE: TSgt William S. Humphrey | 16043348

POS: TTE

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

BTG: SSgt Don Guthrie | 38292557

POS: BTG

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

RWG: SSgt Donald W. Becker | 16171635

POS: RWG

Status: KIA

State: Illinois

Notes: Initially buried in the cemetery at Hobensaspe - re-interred in Ardennes (L-5-111) - Final Internment - USA

LWG: SSgt Thomas M. Mullenix | 34448589

POS: LWG

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

TG: SSgt George W. Wood | 32759818

POS: TG

Status: KIA

State: New Jersey

Notes: Initially buried in the cemetery at Hobensaspe - re-interred in Ardennes (L-5-114) - Final Internment - Ardennes (A-41-24)

EX1: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name | N/A

POS: N/A

Status: N/A

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

EX2: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name | N/A

POS: N/A

Status: N/A

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

Crew Notes

Notes on this crew N/A

Report Notes

Not involved in Mid Air with Lohof plane, instead hit by fighers upon coming out of cloud cover.  Hit by 20mm shell that exploded in cockpit which ignited hydraulic fluid and oxygen system.  The aircraft broke up in the air.