Crawford's Crew


 

Reports indicate that #875 was caught in the prop wash of the element lead aircraft and forced down on #949. #875 was seen to break into 3 pieces and crash to the ground. Only one chute was seen. (MACR 8459)


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Thomas Crawford 1st LT Pilot / / / / RTD
Norman L. Jones 2nd LT Co-pilot / / / / RTD
John K. Johnson 2nd LT Navigator / / 09/05/45 KIA
John H. Englemeier 2nd LT Bombardier / / 09/05/45 KIA
Lyle G. Lundstrom SSGT Engineer/Top / / 09/05/45 KIA
Cecil H. Davis SGT Radio/Waist / / 09/05/45 KIA
Robert P. Beisler SGT Waist Gunner / / 09/05/45 KIA
Velton B. Robson SGT Tail Gunner / / 09/05/45 KIA
Henry O. Hewett SGT Ball Gunner / / 09/05/45 KIA
 

MISSION INFO

Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
057 08/08/44   PA 43-37820 B17G
058 08/09/44 Nobody Getzit NB 43-37949 B17G
060 08/13/44 Umbriago NM 43-37983 B17G
068 08/27/44   NF 43-37875 B17G
070 09/01/44   NF 43-37875 B17G
072 09/05/44   NF 43-37875 B17G

 
Created 08/03/99 Modified 12/23/16

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