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Buckholz crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #79; 18th Squadron (as of May 1, 1945)

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Buckholz

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Buckholz

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Buckholz

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Buckholz

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-39183 B/K 18BS Buckholz

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Buckholz

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #79; 18th Squadron (as of May 1, 1945)

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Buckholz

Took off 0749 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew position 2-2 in D Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0921 hours from 460 feet.

Landed 1106 hours.

Buckholz (P)

Dixon (CP)

Johnson (N)

Tibbs (Tog)

Stoutenberger (R)

Harrison (E)

Avalos (TG)

Wade (BG)

St. Marie (WG)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Buckholz

Took off 1018 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew position 2-3 in A Squadron.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1336 hours from 500 feet.

Landed 1513 hours.

Buckholz (P)

Dixon (CP)

Johnson (N)

Ford (Tog) (from crew #77)

Davis, or Wilbur (R)

Harrison (E)

Avalos (TG)

Russo (X)

Dix (WG) (from crew #61)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Buckholz

Took off 0851 hours from hardstand #15.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1002 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1123 hours.

Buckholz (P)

Dixon (CP)

Johnson (N)

Tibbs (Tog)

Wilburr (R)

Harrison (E)

Avalos (TG)

Carroll (X)

Paulman (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Buckholz

Took off 0901 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1014 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1140 hours.

Buckholz (P)

Dixon (CP)

Johnson (N)

Tibbs (Tog)

Davis, Wilburr (R)

Harrison (E)

Stevens (X)

Fetters (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-39183 B/K 18BS Buckholz

Took off 1409 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew with 18th Squadron second group to Drop Zone #2

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1502 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1623 hours.

Buckholz (P)

Dixon (CP)

Johnson (N)

Tibbs (B)

Davis, Wilburr (R)

Harrison (E)

S/Sgt Gore (X)

Cpl. Claine (X)

S/Sgt Faraca (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Buckholz

Took off 1256 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1403 hours from 350 feet.

Landed 1510 hours.

Buckholz (P)

Dixon (CP)

Johnson (N)

Tibbs (B)

Davis, Wilburr (R)

Harrison (E)

Hartzig (X)

Bell (X)

Marnett (X)

 

                         May 25, 1944 44-8282 B/V Buckholz

Involved in a take-off accident.

Buckholz, William L., Jr. (P)