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MACR PILOT: 2Lt  Edward G.  Stork  - O-198606

MACR: 01022 FICHE : 00338

ORGANIZATION

LOCATION: AAF Station #139 COMMAND: VIII AF GROUP: 100th Bomb Gp (H) AAF
SQUADRON: 349th BS DETACHMENT:  
     

DETAIL

DEPARTURE:AAF Station #139 INITIAL COURSE: E  
INTENDED DESTINATION: Munster    
MISSION TYPE:Operational    

WEATHER & VISIBILITY AT TIME OF LAST REPORT

CONDITION: Clear with ground haze    

GIVE

DATE: 1943-10-10 TIME: 15:00 LOCATION: Munster, Germany (time 1500 - 1530)

SPECIFY:

Information not available

CONFIRMED OR BELIEVED REASON FOR LOSS

LOSS DUE TO : Other circumstances

OTHER REASON FOR LOSS:

Unknown

AIRCRAFT: 42-30023

TYPE: B-17 SERIES: F  
     
     

ENGINES:

MODEL: R-1820-97    
A: 41-55964
B: 42-79103
C: 41-41961
D: 43-60624
   

INSTALLED WEAPONS:

A: 458140
B: 458251
C: 470207
D: 458311
E: 142339
F: 458101
G: 458331
H: 457974
I: 313382
J: 319986
K: 458002
L: 457994

PERSONS BELOW ARE LISTED AS:

CASUALTY TYPE: Battle casualty  
NUMBER OF PERSONS ON BOARD:    
CREW: 10 PASS: 0 TOTAL: 10

PERSONNEL:

POSITION NAME RANK SERIAL
P1
P2 Edward G.  Stork 2Lt O-198606
CP Stephen J. Minerich 2Lt O-681162
NAV (N) John J. Gibbons 2Lt O-747157
BOM (B) Arthur G. Twitchell 2Lt O-673968
RAD Stefan C. Palmer TSgt 11091522
ENG Laurence Willey TSgt 32359864
BAL Paul N. Caveny SSgt 16073771
WG (W) Gordon W. Shields SSgt 32491477
WG (W) Douglas C. Brown SSgt 32532820
TG (T) Ira G. Turner SSgt 13117331

PERSONS WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE LAST KNOWLEDGE OF AIRCRAFT

None
   

PERSONNEL WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE SURVIVED

REASON: Original MACR field blank OTHER:  

EYEWITNESS DESCRIPTIONS OF CRASH

Report:
Circumstances of the loss of this A/C unknown
   
   
Second Witness: No Data  
Report:

DESCRIPTION OF SEARCH EFFORT

DETAIL:No search made.

PREPARING OFFICER

PREPARED BY: CLAUDE L. HOSFORD 1st Lt Air Corps Personnel Officer

DATE PREPARED: 1943-10-21

TRANSCRIBER NOTES


REPORT:

On the Bremen mission two days earlier the crew had come home with three engines out in MISS CARRIAGE/HOT SPIT. They were flying FOREVER YOURS when shot down at Munster on 10 Oct 43..pw