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MACR PILOT: 1Lt  Edward  Handorf  - O-804856

MACR: 03023 FICHE : 01022

ORGANIZATION

LOCATION: AAF Station #139 COMMAND: VIII AF GROUP: 100th Bomb Gp (H) AAF
SQUADRON: 351st BS DETACHMENT:  
     

DETAIL

DEPARTURE:AAF Station #139 INITIAL COURSE: NNE  
INTENDED DESTINATION: Berlin    
MISSION TYPE:Operational    

WEATHER & VISIBILITY AT TIME OF LAST REPORT

CONDITION: Scattered Clouds 2 - 5/10 undercast    

GIVE

DATE: 1944-03-06 TIME: 14:25 LOCATION: Near Diephols

SPECIFY:

Last Sighted

CONFIRMED OR BELIEVED REASON FOR LOSS

LOSS DUE TO : Enemy aircraft

OTHER REASON FOR LOSS:

AIRCRAFT: 42-30811

TYPE: B-17 SERIES: G  
     
     

ENGINES:

MODEL: R-1820-97    
A: SW-002491
B: SW-002499
C: SW-002506
D: SW-002507
   

INSTALLED WEAPONS:

A: 1151370
B: 1151935
C: 1151462
D: 776067
E: 1151341
F: 1151761
G: 1151380
H: 1151138
I: 1150945
J: 1151904
K: 1151604
L: 1152025 (m) 1151631

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  Handorf 1Lt O-804856
CP Frederick G. Spence 2Lt O-889321
NAV (N) John W. Dewey 2Lt O-809376
BOM (B) Norman L. Rasmussen 2Lt O-838814
RAD Henry C. Verdeur TSgt 13145926
ENG Charles H. Ford TSgt 39166298
BAL Allen D. Horton SSgt 16149952
WG (W) John L. Wilsey SSgt 87069874
WG (W) John J. Gverovich SSgt 32764696
TG (T) Fair C. Lawrence SSgt 34502082

PERSONS WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE LAST KNOWLEDGE OF AIRCRAFT

Lucius G. Lacy 1Lt O-745209
Last sighted
   

PERSONNEL WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE SURVIVED

REASON: Any other reason OTHER: None  

EYEWITNESS DESCRIPTIONS OF CRASH

Report:
"At 1423 hours near Diephols saw aircraft #011 go down. Right wing was flaming following an attack by enemy fighters. No chutes were seen."

Lt. Lacy
   
   
Second Witness: No Data  
Report:

DESCRIPTION OF SEARCH EFFORT

DETAIL:No search made.

PREPARING OFFICER

PREPARED BY: WALTER G. BURKE 1st Lt. Air Corps Assistant Adjutant

DATE PREPARED: 1944-03-15

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