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Hanchar crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8356 H/N 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-8441 H/S 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8356 H/N 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

 

CREW #12; 4th Squadron

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8235 H/X 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8482 H/A 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 44-8482 H/A 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8457 H/G 18BS Hanchar

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-8112 H/D 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-8482 H/A 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-8482 H/A 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8441 H/S 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8482 H/A 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8921 H/R 7BS Hanchar

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8921 H/E 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8921 H/E 391BS Hanchar

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8356 H/N 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-8441 H/S 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8356 H/N 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

 

CREW #12; 4th Squadron

 

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8235 H/X 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8482 H/A 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 44-8482 H/A 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8457 H/G 18BS Hanchar

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-8112 H/D 391BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-8482 H/A 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-8482 H/A 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8441 H/S 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8482 H/A 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Hanchar (PFF)

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8921 H/R 7BS Hanchar

Took off 0735 hours from hardstand #10.

Flew position 1-1 Lead in B Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0915 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1040 hours.

Hanchar (P)

Brieske (CP)

Stewart (Command Pilot)

Busse (N)

Martin (MO)

Bowen (B)

Voss (R)

Spence (E)

Freysinger (G)

Spink (G)

Anthony (PN)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8921 H/E 18BS Hanchar (PFF)

Took off 0846 hours from hardstand #10.

Flew deputy lead of main group.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. Rations at 1028 hours from 400 feet after making a second run.

Landed 1136 hours.

Hanchar (P)

Brieske (CP)

Zick (N)

Busse (N)

Martin (MO)

Bowen (B)

Voss (R)

Freysinger (G)

Mauk (X)

Womack (X)

Martin, M. (X)

Androsky (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8921 H/E 391BS Hanchar

Took off 1321 hours from hardstand #10.

Flew with 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1430 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1529 hours.

Hanchar (P)

Brieske (CP)

Busse (N)

Martin (MO)

Bowen (B)

Spence (E)

Capt. Viar (flew with them)

(Other passengers, if any, are not listed.)

 

44-6920 Unknown name. No missions with 34BG

B-17G-70-DL

June 21, 1945 Returned to US: Bradley

Flown back to the US by the Hanchar crew #17-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1512.

Hanchar, Joseph F.                              1Lt          O-713741                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Briesko, Roger R.                                 1Lt          O-298258                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Busse, Arthur W.                                 1Lt          O-2056549              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Bowen, Russell C.                                1Lt          O-735254                Bomb                      1035

Voss, Frederick M.                               T/Sgt      36815900                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Spence, Golden O.                               T/Sgt      39571199                Engr                        748

Freysinger, Carl W.                              S/Sgt      35227900                Gunner                   612

Spink, James F.                                     S/Sgt      20738748                Gunner                   612

Adams, Joseph K.                                Sgt          14165112                Gunner                   611

Kastler, Leroy W.                                 M/Sgt     37009751                Crew Chief             750

Rife, George C.                                      S/Sgt      6265081                  Passenger              686

Mykytuk, Basil                                     S/Sgt      36587419                Passenger              683

Kohr, Charles W.                                 Sgt          35684112                Passenger              678

Amici, Thomas J.                                  Pfc          12098458                Passenger              911

Cianciulli, John B.                                Pfc          32352006                Passenger              911

Gritton, William E.                                Sgt          35384858                Passenger              911

Ricci, John W.                                      S/Sgt      36346005                Passenger              505

Shelton, William A. Jr.                         1Lt          O-866626                Passenger              4822

Hosier, Byron                                       Sgt          17063765                Passenger              611

Dingeldein, George E.                          Sgt          6863797                  Passenger              911