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MACR PILOT: 1Lt  John F.  Lundquist  - O-816515

MACR: 10356 FICHE : 03816

ORGANIZATION

LOCATION: AAF Station #139 COMMAND: VIII AF GROUP: 100th Bomb Gp (H) AAF
SQUADRON: 418th BS DETACHMENT:  
     

DETAIL

DEPARTURE:AAF Station #139 INITIAL COURSE: ESE  
INTENDED DESTINATION: Wiesbaden    
MISSION TYPE:Operational    

WEATHER & VISIBILITY AT TIME OF LAST REPORT

CONDITION: 7 to 10/10 undercast    

GIVE

DATE: 1944-11-10 TIME: 12:42 LOCATION: 5009N - 0810E

SPECIFY:

Last contacted by radio

CONFIRMED OR BELIEVED REASON FOR LOSS

LOSS DUE TO : Enemy anti-aircraft

OTHER REASON FOR LOSS:

AIRCRAFT: 42-106986

TYPE: B-17 SERIES: G  
     
     

ENGINES:

MODEL: R-1820-97    
A: 43-59536
B: SW-010441
C: SW-005059
D: SW-001982
   

INSTALLED WEAPONS:

A: 158262
B: 156379
C: 420746
D: 744871
E: 703218
F: 158320
G: 420649
H: 741946
I: 703813
J: 389447
K: 1096239
L: 137274

PERSONS BELOW ARE LISTED AS:

CASUALTY TYPE: Battle casualty  
NUMBER OF PERSONS ON BOARD:    
CREW: 9 PASS: 0 TOTAL: 9

PERSONNEL:

POSITION NAME RANK SERIAL
P1
P2 John F.  Lundquist 1Lt O-816515
CP Willis C. Dickerman 1Lt O-823325
NAV (N) James V. Goss 1Lt O-712557
BOM (B) Donald G. Meston 1Lt O-708092
RAD John S. Williamson TSgt 13064701
ENG Irving Wells TSgt 36460814
BAL Jack W. Moore SSgt 20737863
WG (W) James L. Raynor SSgt 7005807
WG (W)
TG (T) Ivan F. Hunter SSgt 17105898

PERSONS WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE LAST KNOWLEDGE OF AIRCRAFT

Harry M. Hempy 1Lt O-764016
Last sighted
Walter R. Radke 1Lt O-756315
   

PERSONNEL WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE SURVIVED

REASON: OTHER:  

EYEWITNESS DESCRIPTIONS OF CRASH

Report:
A/C #986 was damaged by flak over the target at 1239 hours. #1 and #3 engines were windmilling. At 1242 hours pilot called for fighter escort and asked for heading to nearest friendly airfield, left formation at 1243 hours at 5009N - 0810E.

Lts Harry M. Hempy & Walter R. Radke
   
   
Second Witness: No Data  
Report:

DESCRIPTION OF SEARCH EFFORT

DETAIL:No search made.

PREPARING OFFICER

PREPARED BY: George D. Allen, Capt Air Corps, Assistant Adjutant

DATE PREPARED: 1945-02-05

TRANSCRIBER NOTES


REPORT:

This crew joined the 100th on 17 Jul 1944 and were on their 34th mission on 10 Nov 44.

Aircraft left the formation at 1243 hours at 5009N and 0810E and headed back alone." Several crew members reported Lt. James V. Goss was killed by a shard of flak which penetrated his steel helmet. All crew members with the exception of Lt Goss successfully bailed out and were taken prisoner.

Mission Log For Ivan F. Hunter