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Casualty Report from 1943-09-03

MACR: 00000 AIRCRAFT: 42-30035
TARGET: Beamont le Roger Airfield, France TYPE: B-17F
BASE: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England NAME: Torchy
SQUADRON: 349th BS - 100th BG (H) AIRCRAFT CODE: XR-H
CRASH:

One of the A/C involved in what is known as "The Mid-air Collision at Paris." See Richard C. King Casualty Report for more information.

PILOT: Lt Charles B. Winkelman - O-738320

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

NOTES:

No notes on this crewmember

CO PILOT: Lt Ralph D. Smith - O-801345

POS: CP STATUS: Evaded STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

NAV: Lt William H. Booth - O-800093

POS: NAV STATUS: Evaded STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

BOM:Lt Howard M. Harris - O-676325

POS: BOM STATUS: Evaded STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

ROG: TSgt Jean E. Ray - 374269256

POS: ROG STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

TTE: TSgt Thomas E. Combs - 14134640

POS: TTE STATUS: Evaded STATE: State N/A
Returned to England 03 Mar 44

BTG: SSgt Thomas L. Cuccaro - 32437605

POS: BTG STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

RWG: SSgt Michael F. Darcy - 32443852

POS: RWG STATUS: Evaded STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

LWG: SSgt Alfred J. Zeoli - 31042353

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

TG: SSgt Ennis M. Bankhead - 38220710

POS: TG STATUS: KIA STATE: State N/A
Buried in the Communal Cemetery at Clichy Plot 14 Row 8 Grave 11. Final Interrment - Epinal (B-20-64)

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

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

EX2: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name - N/A

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

 

CREW NOTES:

I note a little error into Evaders' pages: About crewmen of Torchy serial 42-30035 (E&E167, 258, 259, 271, 272 303, and 468.) I read (^) Dhusson-Longueville, France. Sorry, is not D'Huisson-Longueville but precisely Cerny (91). I was searching about the S/Sgt Ennis Bankhead killed in his turret by propellers of Sunny serial 42-30089 and I hope a marble plate in honor to him.

 According to witnesses The Torchy was crashed in 48° 28' 11.09'' N / 02° 19' 46.97'' E on juridiction of Cerny.   
                           Jean Robin. jean-louis.robin5@wanadoo.fr

REPORT NOTES:

Notes on this report  N/A