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Durrett crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #45; 7th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38399 E/Y 7BS Durrett

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38399 E/Y 7BS Durrett (Lost – collision)

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #45; 7th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Durrett, Stanley E (P)

McDermott (CP) (was given his own crew)

Booth, Richard T. (N)

Ferguson, Kenneth R. (B)

Roberts, Charles Jr. (R)

Welsh, David S. (E)

Hudson, William O. (TG)

Wingfield, Paul L. (G)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38399 E/Y 7BS Durrett

Took off from Hardstand #6 at 0646 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in 34 C Group.

Carried 38 100GP bombs. Dropped 36 bombs on the Primary at 1039 hours from 19,200 feet. Brought 2 bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1206 hours.

Durrett (P)

Stringham (CP) (an add on from the Brown crew, #30)

Booth (N)

Ferguson (B)

Roberts (R)

Welsh (E)

Hudson (TG)

Palmer (BG) (an add on)

Wingfield (G)

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38399 E/Y 7BS Durrett (Lost – collision)

Durrett (P)

Stringham (CP) (an add on from the Brown crew, #30)

Booth (N)

Ferguson (B)

Roberts (R)

Welsh (E)

Hudson (TG)

Palmer (BG) (an add on)

Wingfield (G)

 

B-17G 43-38399 E/Y with 7th Sq. Missing in Action Kassel mid-air collision. The plane 43-38294, flying position 3-2, dropped down onto this plane, which was in position 4-1. This plane’s tail assembly was sheered off. The plane winged over onto its back and went into a right spin, smoking as it went down. Crashed Buren, Germany. Pilot: Durrett. Missing Air Crew Report  #10200. 9 Killed in Action.

KIA DURRETT STANLEY E (P)                       F/O         7              T-061615                26            BURLINGTON IA

KIA STRINGHAM DANIEL D (CP)                 1 LT        7              O-759522                19            MANCOS CO

KIA BOOTH RICHARD T (N)                           2 LT        7              O-699921                26            MONROE WI

KIA FERGUSON KENNETH R (B)                    2 LT        7              O-694910                22            DETROIT M

KIA WELSH DAVID S (E/TT)                           T/SGT    7              33169890                27            YORK PA

KIA ROBERTS CHARLES JR (R)                      T/SGT    7              15394156                28            CINCINNATI OH

KIA PALMER JAY W (BT)                               S/SGT     7              20312729                25            GROVE CITY PA

KIA WINGFIELD PAUL L (WG)                       S/SGT     7              33538050                26            CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

KIA HUDSON WILLIAM O (TG)                     S/SGT     7              15327404                23            GREENVILLE OH