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Crew PILOT: Arthur G.  LARSEN

 Actual photo of aircraft # 44-6470 flown by the Arthur G. Larsen crew on 31 March 1945 after flak took off the # 3 engine. John E. Kaiser, Jr. was the only crewmember to bail out and survive. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of John E. Kaiser 

MACR: 13714 CR: 13714

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Arthur G. LARSEN CP/P KIA
2 T/SGT Charles W. DINEEN TOG/NG KIA

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Arthur G. LARSEN CP/P KIA
2 LT Thomas E. O'NEIL CP KIA
3 LT Dale F. WATTERSON BOM KIA
4 T/SGT Charles W. DINEEN TOG/NG KIA
5 T/SGT Raymond R. BAZATA TTE KIA
6 T/SGT Joseph M. POPSON ROG KIA
7 S/SGT Marvin F. BARNER BTG KIA
8 S/SGT Willard P. BOSTROM BTG KIA
9 S/SGT John E. KAISER TG POW

PHOTOS:

 Part of the Arthur G. Larsen crew on leave in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Left to Right) "Gus" (not part of crew), John J. Obuchowski, John E. Kaiser, Jr., Willard P. Bostrom and "Steve" (not part of crew). Detailed Information Photo courtesy of John E. Kaiser