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Casualty Report from 1945-04-07 13:02

MACR: 13718 AIRCRAFT: 42-97071
TARGET: Buchen, Germany TYPE: B-17G
BASE: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England NAME: Andy's Dandys
SQUADRON: 418th BS - 100th BG(H) AIRCRAFT CODE: LD-P
CRASH:

Destroyed by collision with a Me-109 which severed a wing from 071. Both the German fighter and the B-17 entered spins from which neither recovered. Crash site for both aircraft was in the area of Steinhuder Lake, Germany.

PILOT: 1Lt Arthur R. Calder - O-812544

POS: P STATUS: KIA STATE: New York

NOTES:

Final Internment - Ardennes A-15-4

CO PILOT: 2Lt Kenneth R. Carr - O-781218

POS: CP STATUS: KIA STATE: Illinois
Final Internment - Ardennes A-20-20

NAV: F/O William J. Burbach - T131804

POS: NAV STATUS: KIA STATE: Wisconsin
Final Internment - Ardennes B-36-2

BOM:F/O Victor Hoffman - T5754

POS: BOM STATUS: KIA STATE: New York
Final Internment - USA

ROG: SSgt Joseph C. Haller - 33324324

POS: ROG STATUS: KIA STATE: Pennsylvania
Final Internment - Ardennes B-11-20

TTE: TSgt Leonard Piepgras - 37550919

POS: TTE STATUS: KIA STATE: Minnesota
Final Internment - USA

BTG: Sgt Carl J. Donnell - 38516351

POS: BTG STATUS: KIA STATE: Arkansas
Final Internment - Ardennes B-15-3

RWG: Sgt Dwayne H. Cary - 37534772

POS: RWG STATUS: KIA STATE: Kansas
Final Internment - Ardennes B-13-10

LWG: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name - 00000000

POS: LWG STATUS: MIA/KIA STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

TG: Sgt Leon E. Briggs - 38588185

POS: TG STATUS: KIA STATE: Missouri
Final Internment - Ardennes B-13-18

EX1: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name - N/A

POS: N/A STATUS: N/A STATE: State N/A
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EX2: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name - N/A

POS: N/A STATUS: N/A STATE: State N/A
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