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Finch crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #50; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Finch Misschief

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-51209 E/Q 7BS Finch The Wrangler

 

CREW #50; 7th Squadron (as of the transition to B-17s)

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8263 E/Y (scheduled for Finch but cancelled, did not fly)

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 4BS Finch

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38367 E/L 7BS Finch

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8263 E/Y (scheduled for Finch but replaced)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38422 L/J 7BS Finch

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Finch

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Finch

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38419 E/E 7BS Finch

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Finch

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #50; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Finch (P)

Murray (CP)

Herman (N)

Zumpano (B)

Wack (R)

Hurst (E)

Francis (NG)

Pickarski (TG)

Coughlin (BG)

Hoke (G)

 

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Finch Misschief

Took off at 0636 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0956 hours from 21,200 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1156 hours.

Finch (P)

Murray (CP)

Herman (N)

Zumpano (B)

Wack (R)

Hurst (E)

Pickarski (TG)

Coughlin (BG)

Hoke (G)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-51209 E/Q 7BS Finch The Wrangler

Slight battle damage

Finch (P)

Murray (CP)

Herman (N)

Zumpano (B)

Wack (R)

Hurst (E)

Pickarski (TG)

Coughlin (BG)

Hoke (G)

 

CREW #50; 7th Squadron (as of the transition to B-17s)

Finch (P)

Murray (CP)

Herman (N)

Zumpano (B)

Wack (R)

Hurst (E)

Coughlin (BG)

Hoka (G)

Pickarski (TG)

 

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8263 E/Y (scheduled for Finch but cancelled, did not fly)

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 4BS Finch

 

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38367 E/L 7BS Finch

Major damage.

 

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8263 E/Y (scheduled for Finch but replaced)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38422 L/J 7BS Finch

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

 

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Trailing antenna broken. Replaced.

 

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Major damage

 

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Finch

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

 

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Major damage

 

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Finch

 

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38419 E/E 7BS Finch

Jettisoned bombs malfunction.

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Finch

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8263 E/Y 7BS Finch