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Evans crew

 

Notes from the 2001 Reunion: Evans crew flew the first Food Drop mission to Utrech on May 1, 1945 in "The Flying Pinocchio."

Mission List

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8441 H/S 4BS Evans (PFF)

No crew loading list available for the 4th Squadron.

Probably a completely different crew than that shown below.

 

CREW #102; 391st Squadron (as of Feb 19, 1945)

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Evans

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Evans Queenie

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Evans Queenie

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38972 L/C 391BS Evans

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38378 L/K 391BS Evans

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Evans Queenie

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Evans

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Evans

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38343 L/I 391BS Evans              Aborted - #1 engine. Returned load.

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Evans

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-37864 L/E 391BS Evans

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans Bombed with another group.

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38372 L/A 7BS Evans

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Evans

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38372 L/A (scheduled for Evans but replaced)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 391BS Evans

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8112 H/D 391BS Evans (PFF)

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Evans

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 44-8482 H/A 391BS Evans

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38372 L/A Evans (scheduled but scratched)

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8441 H/S 4BS Evans (PFF)

No crew loading list available for the 4th Squadron.

Probably a completely different crew than that shown below.

 

CREW #102; 391st Squadron (as of Feb 19, 1945)

Evans (P)

Schwartz (CP)

Plaut (N)

Patrick (B)

Fetters (R)

Beckley (E)

Cheek (TG)

Jelim (BG)

Smith (WG)

 

Feb 19, 1945 Evans flew as CP of Smith crew

 

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Evans

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Evans Queenie

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Evans Queenie

 

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38972 L/C 391BS Evans

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38378 L/K 391BS Evans

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Evans Queenie

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Evans

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Evans

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38343 L/I 391BS Evans              Aborted - #1 engine. Returned load.

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Evans

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-37864 L/E 391BS Evans

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans Bombed with another group.

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38372 L/A 7BS Evans

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Evans

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38372 L/A (scheduled for Evans but replaced)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 391BS Evans

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8112 H/D 391BS Evans (PFF)

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Evans

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 44-8482 H/A 391BS Evans

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38372 L/A Evans (scheduled but scratched)

Aircraft was stationed at hardstand #22.

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Took off 1138 hours from hardstand #22.

Flew position 3-1 in D Squadron.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1346 hours from 900 feet.

Landed 1534 hours.

Evans (P)

Schwartz (CP)

Plaut (N)

Patrick (B)

Fetters (R)

Beckley (E)

Cheek (TG)

O’Malley (X)

Bryant (X)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Took off 0916 hours from hardstand #22.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1031 hours from 500 feet.

Carried K-21 camera. Broken string.

Landed 1152 hours.

Evans (P)

Schwartz (CP)

Plaut (N)

Patrick (B)

Fetters (R)

Beckley (E)

Smith (G)

Millerd (X)

Gornain (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Took off 0922 hours from hardstand #22.

Flew with 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1036 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1155 hours.

Evans (P)

Schwartz (CP)

Plaut (N)

Patrick (B)

Fetters (R)

Beckley (E)

Coombs (X)

Kuppig (X)

Maj. Loomis (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Evans

Took off 1315 hours from hardstand #22.

Flew with 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1423 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1531 hours.

Evans (P)

Schwartz (CP)

Plaut (N)

Patrick (B)

Fetters (R)

Beckley (E)

Memmelstein (X)

Oldenburg (X)
McGinn (X)]