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Hatley crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #67; 18th Squadron (as of May 3, 1945)

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Hatley

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Hatley

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Hatley

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Hatley

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #67; 18th Squadron (as of May 3, 1945)

Hatley (P)

Sawyer (CP)

Coyne (N)

Trapani (B)

Mancuso (R)

Morris (E)

Davis (TG)

Prokop (BG)

Wagner (WG)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Hatley

Took off 0854 hours from hardstand #15.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1015 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1135 hours.

Hatley (P)

Sawyer (CP)

Coyne (N)

Trapani (B)

Mancuso (R)

Morris (E)

Davis (TG)

Reynolds (X)

Logan (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Hatley

Took off 0858 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Carried K-21 camera #16. Photos not printed. Doors closed before crew got to ship.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1013 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1133 hours.

Hatley (P)

Sawyer (CP)

Coyne (N)

Trapani (B)

Mancuso (R)

Morris (E)

Wagner (WG as X)

Pardue (X)

Weaver (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Hatley

Took off 1404 hours from hardstand #16.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Carried K-21 camera #20. Photos not printed.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1458 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1640 hours.

Hatley (P)

Sawyer (CP)

Coyne (N)

Trapani (B)

Mancuso (R)

Morris (E)

Pearson (X)

Frost (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Hatley

Took off 1301 hours from hardstand #16.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1413 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1521 hours.

Hatley (P)

Sawyer (CP)

Coyne (N)

Trapani (B)

Mancuso (R)

Morris (E)

Pierson (X)

Frost (X)

Skytt (X)

 

43-38834 No missions with 34BG (combat was with 94th BG as Tutorwolf, later Frenese II)

B-17G-95-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Hatley crew #47-34. (Microfilm reel BO115, p.1480)

Hatley, William O.                                2Lt          O-821273                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Sawyer, Clyde L. Jr.                             2Lt          O-837255                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Paxton, K. E.                                          1Lt          O-2068456              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Trapani, Joseph V.                               2Lt          O-783464                Bomb                      1035

Mancuso, Joseph  P.                           Sgt          17149044                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Morris, Harry M.                                  Sgt          32454454                Engr                        748

Davis, Merle K.                                    Sgt          13058999                Gunner                   611

Prokop, James W.                                Sgt          36786256                Gunner                   611

Wagner, James H.                                Sgt          31411265                Arm. Gunner         612

Gettle, Carol F.                                      Cpl          39722395                Gunner                   611

Vrooman, Burton E. Jr.                        T/Sgt      32491492                Passenger              750

Glenn, Thomas J.                                  Cpl          39905684                Passenger              754

Garcia, Ramon                                       Cpl          16135193                Passenger              754

Fernandes, Joaquin A. Jr.                   Cpl          39120552                Passenger              754

Simmons, Fred L.                                  Cpl          39529677                Passenger              650

Hale, Wilce B.                                       Sgt          38538289                Passenger              852

Frankovich, Larry H.                            Sgt          39273741                Passenger              060

Paczier, Alexander F.                           Cpl          35064417                Passenger              060

McGrail, Thomas J.                              S/Sgt      33318934                Passenger              631

Sullivan, William T.                              S/Sgt      32756696                Passenger              683