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Hinkel crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #92; 391st Squadron (as of May 1, 1945)

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-37864 L/E 391BS Hinkel

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Hinkel

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8138 L/J 391BS Hinkel

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Hinkel

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Hinkel

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hinkel

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-38409 B/B Hinkel

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #92; 391st Squadron (as of May 1, 1945)

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Anglisano (BG)

Wright (TG)

Boehmler (G)

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-37864 L/E 391BS Hinkel

Took off 0753 hours from hardstand #21.

Flew position 3-1 in E Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0923 hours from 500 feet.

Landed 1047 hours.

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Anglisano (BG)

Wright (TG)

Boehmler (G)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Hinkel

Took off 1135 hours from hardstand #22.

Flew position 2-3 in C Squadron.

Carried a K-20 camera.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1342 ½ hours from 600 feet.

Landed 1519 hours.

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Wright (TG)

Fager (X)

Krum (X)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8138 L/J 391BS Hinkel

Took off 0914 hours from hardstand #18.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1032 hours from 400 feet.

Carried K-21 Camera. Photos printed.

Landed 1154 hours.

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Wright (TG)

Kelly (X)

Bonafed (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Hinkel

Took off 0932 hours from hardstand #20.

Flew with 391st Squadron, 2nd Drop Zone.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1055 hours from 400 feet. Made 2nd run.

Landed 1204 hours.

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Gerard (X)

Mikolavich (X)

Silvesto (X)

Hurn (X)

May (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Hinkel

Took off 1332 hours from hardstand #22.

Flew with 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1427 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1549 hours.

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Reifsnyder (X)

Sokolowski (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hinkel

Took off 1320 hours from hardstand #18.

Flew with 391st Squadron.

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

Landed 1534 hours.

Hinkel (P)

Robbins (CP)

Dunlay (N)

Triplett (B)

Johnson (R)

Sumner (E)

Richardson (X)

Spellman (X)

Thidodeaux (X)

 

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-38409 B/B Hinkel

Took off 0616 hours.

Landed at Horsching AF and picked up 30 French former POWs.

Discharged 30 French former POWs at Chartres (A-40)

Landed 1729 hours.

No crew loading lists.

“All okay.”

 

43-38789 Fast Company

B-17G-95-BO

June 20, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Hinkel crew #43-34. (microfilm reel BO115, p.1488)

Hinkel, George M.                                1Lt          O-1697947              Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Robins, Augustine W.                        2Lt          O-786341                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Dunlay, William J.                                F/O         T-137662                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Johnson, John R.                                 S/Sgt      31373840                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Sumner, Howard C.                              S/Sgt      20725012                Engr                        748

Triplett, Paul W.                                   2Lt          O-558735                Bomb.                     1035

Anglisano, Umbert J.                           Sgt          33735466                Gunner                   611

Wright, Joseph W.                              Sgt          34877015                Gunner                   611

Boehmler, Barton L.                             Sgt          17181360                Gunner                   612

Varga, Edwin S.                                    T/Sgt      35513528                Crew Chief             750

Wang, Bernard H.                                Cpl          32878637                Passenger              747

Venne, Derrick J.                                  Cpl          12137606                Passenger              747

Swaldi, Albert B.                                  Cpl          13091867                Passenger              747

Sherd, Harold L.                                   Cpl          36458748                Passenger              686

Ryszkiewicz, Joseph                            Cpl          36503626                Passenger              573

Eldridge, William E. Jr.                         1Lt          O-793595                Passenger              9301          Intelligence Staff Officer

Oberweather, Lee                                 Cpl          37427169                Passenger              055          Clerk, General

Donahue, Herbert T.                            Cpl          36813932                Passenger              747

Crawford, Jack H.                                 Cpl          34448034                Passenger              747

Benjaminson, Daniel W.                     Pfc          32344322                Passenger              521