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Carter crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #23; 4th Squadron

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38433 B/R 4BS Carter

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8320 E/G 4BS Carter

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 44-6465 E/O 4BS Carter Fancy Nancy

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Carter

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8282 H/W 7BS Carter

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 44-6465 E/O 7BS Carter Fancy Nancy

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Carter  Landed away at Boxstedt

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8283 B/G 7BS Carter

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-6296 E/R (scheduled for Carter but replaced)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38406 L/W 7BS Carter

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38367 E/L 7BS Carter

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-6465 E/O 7BS Carter Fancy Nancy

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8309 E/H 18BS Carter

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38263 E/N 7BS Carter

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter                Leaflets only.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter                Aborted - #4 engine out.

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Carter                 Lost MIA. See below

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #23; 4th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Carter (P)

Stouffer (CP)

Russell (N)

Rozell (B)

Guse (R)

Hut (E)

Thompson (TG)

Romers (WG)

Belii (WG)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38433 B/R 4BS Carter

Took off from Hardstand #15 at 0618 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in 34 B Group.

Carried 30 260F bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0938/30 hours from 21,200 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1051 hours.

Carter (P)

Stouffer (CP)

Russell (N)

Rozell (B)

Guse (R)

Hut (E)

Berreda (TG) (a write-in)

Romers (WG)

Belh (WG)

 

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8320 E/G 4BS Carter

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 44-6465 E/O 4BS Carter Fancy Nancy

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Carter

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8282 H/W 7BS Carter

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 44-6465 E/O 7BS Carter Fancy Nancy

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Carter  Landed away at Boxstedt

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8283 B/G 7BS Carter

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-6296 E/R (scheduled for Carter but replaced)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38406 L/W 7BS Carter

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38367 E/L 7BS Carter

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-6465 E/O 7BS Carter Fancy Nancy

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8309 E/H 18BS Carter

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38263 E/N 7BS Carter

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter                Leaflets only.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8309 E/H 7BS Carter                Aborted - #4 engine out.

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Carter                 Lost MIA. See below

 

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 B-17G 44-8263 E/Y  Missing in Action Derben flak. Aircraft was hit by flak in the right wing, the explosion of which tore off the outer wing panel next to the outboard engine nacelle, leaving about a foot and a half of airleron. The aircraft rose slightly then veered into a right almost vertical bank, then into a right spiral, which developed into a steep right spin. No fire was seen. Two to four chutes were seen. Aircraft exploded on impact. Crashed Innien, Germany. With 7BS. Pilot: Carter. Missing Air Crew Report # 11565.  8 Killed in Action, 1 Prisoner of War.

KIA CARTER LESLIE C (P)                               1 LT        7              O-761235                24            SANTA ANA CA

KIA ROZELL JOSEPH E (B)                               1 LT        7              O-772079                26            W YORK NY

KIA RUSSELL JOHN J (N)                                 1 LT        7              O-723694                26            NEW YORK NY

KIA KOCH ROBERT A (CP)                              2 LT        7              O-822470                  8            CHICAGO IL

KIA GUSE LEONARD W (R)                             T/SGT    7              37344523                22            LONGMONT CO

KIA HUT MOE (E/TT)                                        T/SGT    7              12145645                23            BROOKLYN NY

KIA BARREDA FERNANDO A (WG)             S/SGT     7              38213215                24            ELPASO TX

KIA BELH ROBERT C (BT)                               S/SGT     7              42080925                25            SEWELL NJ

POW ROMERO CLEVELAND J JR. (TG)         S/SGT     7              38489733                20            LAFAYETTE LA