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42-94796 Me Worry?

B-24H-20-FO

 

A 34th BG Original

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 7BS Brown   TO 0602 Landed 0932. (Aborted)

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 391BS Adams

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 391BS Adams

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 7BS Dean

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 391BS Adams  MIA Interned in Sweden

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 7BS Brown "Me Worry?"  

Took off at 0602 hours.

Was to fly position 1-3 in High Squadron.

After switching planes and reaching the formation, found his place filled by the Holmes crew and joined the airborne spares, returning with them at mid-channel.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 0932 hours.

Brown (P)

Garrettson (CP)

Boullane (N)

Ingram (B)

Tanking (R)

Revander (E)

Garmen

Higgason

Mathieu

Moyer

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 391BS Adams Me Worry?

Flew position 3-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the secondary target but no time and altitude was recorded.

No damage reported.

#2 turbosupercharger regulator; interphone operates poorly at altitude. Inspected and repaired.

Adams, J. F. (P)

Barnes, R. E. (CP)

Murov, I. I. (N)

Berns, J. H. (B)

Halzack, N. (R)

Davenport, H. L. (E)

Mackey (BG)

Lamb, O. R. (TG)

Oliver (NG)

Hynds, F. P. (G)

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94796 L/Q scheduled for Adams but replaced

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 391BS Adams Me Worry?

Took off at 0830 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported

Landed 1600 hours.

Adams (P)

Barnes (CP)

Murov (N)

Halzack (R)

Davenport (E)

Mackey (BG)

Lamb (TG)

Oliver (NG)

Hynds (G)

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 7BS Dean Me Worry?

Took off at 1043 hours from Hardstand #21.

Flew position 4-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1500 hours from 20,050 feet.

Reported slight damage. Flak severed 2 wires.

Landed 1753 hours.

Dean (P)

Ferris (CP)

Palmer (N)

Lackinby (B)

Maurer (R)

Holt (E)

Gibson (NG)

Miller (BG)

Kordes (TG)

Hayes (G)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94796 L/Q 391BS Adams Me Worry?       MIA

Took off at 0744 hours from Hardstand #21.

Flew position 4-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary but there is no drop report as the plane is MIA.

Damaged by flak near Kiel at the coast on the way out. Fell behind the formation and decided to head for Sweden.

Missing in Action. Report on 42-94796 appears to be incorrect as it seems to fit the circumstances of 42-94861 instead. The report on 42-94861 seems to fit the circumstances of 42-94796.

Quoted here is the reported listed as for 42-94861: "Left formation with two propellers feathered at 1350 hours at 18,000 feet, headed for Sweden."

Landed and Interned in Sweden.

Adams (P)

Barnes (CP)

Murov (N)

Halzack (R)

Davenport (E)

Oliver (NG)

Mackey (BG)

Lamb (TG)

Hynds (G)

 

B-24H 42-94796 L/Q Me Worry?  Interned in Sweden. With 391BS Pilot: Adams.  Missing Air Crew Report # 5350. 9 Interned.

INT ADAMS JAMES F (P)                                2 LT            391      O-809406

INT BARNES RICHARD E (CP)                        2 LT            391      O-813882

INT MUROV ISAAC I (N)                                  2 LT            391      O-700147

INT OLIVER JOHN F (NG)                                 SGT            391      32851635

INT DAVENPORT HANLEY L (E/LW)            T/SGT        391      34381612

INT HALZECK NICHOLAS (R/RW)                T/SGT        391      31313765

INT MACKEY WALLACE (BG)                       SGT            391      6680904

INT HYNDS FRANK P (TG)                              SGT            391      38086940

INT LAMB OLIVER R (TT)                                SGT            391      32013560