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Fisher crew

 

MISSION LIST

COULD BE TWO DIFFERENT CREWS

 

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

                       September 30, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

                       October 9, 1944 44-8140 H/K Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

                       October 15, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

                       October 18, 1944 44-8200 H/H Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

                       October 25, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8212 H/B Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG 

                       November 4, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 44-8202 H/N Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

                       November 21, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

 

CREW #74; 18th Squadron (as of May 5, 1945)

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Fisher

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Fisher

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

COULD BE TWO DIFFERENT CREWS

 

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Took off at 0121 hours.

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG.

Carried 6 500 lb M-43 bombs. Did drop but no drop report.

Landed 1627 hour.

Fisher (P)

Col. Bostrom (Command Pilot)

 

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG.

Fisher (P)

Maj. Adams (Command Pilot)

 

                       September 30, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron of 490BG.

Fisher (P)

 

                       October 9, 1944 44-8140 H/K Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG

Fisher (P)

Maj. Cochran (Command Pilot)

Capt. Humphrey (Lead Navigator)

 

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of High Squadron of 490BG

Fisher (P)

Capt. Adams (Command Pilot)

 

                       October 15, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG

Maj. Lightner (Command Pilot)

Capt. Kalistrom (Lead Navigator)

 

                       October 18, 1944 44-8200 H/H Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of High Squadron of 490BG

Fisher (P)

Maj. Blum (Command Pilot)

 

                       October 25, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG

Fisher (P)

Maj. Adams

Capt Humphrey

 

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8212 H/B Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG 

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG.

Fisher (P)

Maj. Gell (Command Pilot)

Dilts (Lead Navigator)

 

                       November 4, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG

Slight flak damage.

Fisher (P)

Col. Bostrom (Command Pilot)

Capt. Kallstrom (Lead Navigator)

 

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 44-8202 H/N Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Took off 0652 hours.

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG.

Landed 1358 hours.

Fisher (P)

Maj. Cochran (Command Pilot)

Capt. Humphrey (Lead Navigator)

 

                       November 21, 1944 44-8158 H/F Fisher (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron of 490BG

Fisher (P)

Col. Cochran (Command Pilot)

Capt Odell (Lead Navigator)

 

CREW #74; 18th Squadron (as of May 5, 1945)

Fisher (P)

Kangas (CP)

Redden (N)

Tyra (Tog)

Rismiller (R)

Hillegass (E)

Lucas (TG)

Kraus (BG)

Mathews (WG)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Fisher

Took off 0900 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1012 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1148 hours.

Fisher (P)

Kangas (CP)

Redden (N)

Tyra (Tog)

Rismiller (R)

Hillegass (E)

Link (X)

Perkins (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Fisher

Took off 1402 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Carried a camera but it malfunctioned. No photos.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1457 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1623 hours.

Fisher (P)

Kangas (CP)

Redden (N)

Tyra (Tog)

Rismiller (R)

Hillegass (E)

Burdge (X)

Marchak (X)

Hunter (X)

 

44-8321 unknown name

B-17G-60-VE

June 25, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to the US by the Fisher crew #64-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p.1540.

Fisher, Denzel C.                                  2Lt          O-7837738              Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Kangas, Everett W.                             2Lt          O-784174                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Tyra, Byron E.                                      Sgt          39151023                Togg                      612

Rismiller, Richard L.                             Sgt          35681857                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Hillegass, Franklin M.                         Sgt          35330287                Engr                        748

Lucas, Paul                                            Sgt          13190750                Gunner                   612

Kraus, Rudolph G.                               Sgt          33932231                Gunner                   612

Mathews, Charles O.                           Sgt          34853958                Gunner                   612

Cohen, Norman                                    M/Sgt     12016299                Crew Chief             750

Redden, Clifford G.                              2Lt          O-2074911              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Moffett, Jackson                                  1Lt          O-1035168              Passenger              2110

Hartman, Francis M.                            1Lt          O-867529                Passenger              8502          Aerial Photography Officer

Papaleo, Cosimo D.                              T/Sgt      32198663                Passenger              945

Melton, Johnnie, E.                              Sgt          38209675                Passenger              060

Schultz, Raymond J.                            Sgt          35474272                Passenger              060

Pollock, Harold L.                                 Sgt          33408453                Passenger              657

Pratt, William C.                                    Major     O-670239                Passenger              1034          Navigator

Hamlyn, Raymond E.                           Major     O-740179                Passenger              2161

Tipp, Marvin R.                                    Capt        O-432600                Passenger              9301          Intelligence Staff Officer

Brophy, William C.                               Major     O-737346                Passenger              2161