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MACR PILOT: 1Lt  Henry N  Jespersen  - O-738168

MACR: 05169 FICHE : 01853

ORGANIZATION

LOCATION: AAF Station #139 COMMAND: VIII AF GROUP: 100th Bomb Gp (H) AAF
SQUADRON: 350th BS DETACHMENT:  
     

DETAIL

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

WEATHER & VISIBILITY AT TIME OF LAST REPORT

CONDITION: 10/10 low clouds over most of route and 8/10 over target area    

GIVE

DATE: 1944-05-24 TIME: 10:35 LOCATION: 5417N - 0917E

SPECIFY:

Last Sighted

CONFIRMED OR BELIEVED REASON FOR LOSS

LOSS DUE TO : Enemy aircraft

OTHER REASON FOR LOSS:

AIRCRAFT: 42-102528

TYPE: B-17 SERIES: G  
     
     

ENGINES:

MODEL: R-1820-97    
A: SW-012508
B: SW-012587
C: SW-011946
D: SW-012006
   

INSTALLED WEAPONS:

A: 1528634
B: 1528956
C: 1528943
D: 1528874
E: 972544
F: 651354
G: 652309
H: 981696
I: 600756
J: 448004
K: 652771
L: 981617

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 Henry N  Jespersen 1Lt O-738168
CP Robert F Atkins 2Lt O-755837
NAV (N) Burton W Seely 2Lt O-695977
BOM (B) Joseph Savino 2Lt O-754774
RAD Frank J Gronkowski TSgt 32580694
ENG George J Kostoulakos SSgt 31080273
BAL Frank Fischer SSgt 32516205
WG (W) Thomas T Kiriako SSgt 11130010
WG (W) John E Legg SSgt 33491033
TG (T) John J Durrenberger SSgt 32767798

PERSONS WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE LAST KNOWLEDGE OF AIRCRAFT

Mark V Wilson 1Lt O-745498
Last sighted
Neal P Scott 2Lt O-813959
Last sighted    

PERSONNEL WHO ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE SURVIVED

REASON: OTHER:  

EYEWITNESS DESCRIPTIONS OF CRASH

Report:
   
   
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: 1944-05-27

TRANSCRIBER NOTES


REPORT:

Crew joined the 100th 3 Mar 44 - they were on their 18 mission.