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Isley crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94758 D/G 391BS Isley Feather Merchant (Ground spare)      

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94861 L/B 391BS Isley The Dutchess MIA

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #55 391st Squadron

ISLEY RAYMOND A (P) (1024)                        1 LT        391          O-667727

WEILER EDWIN R (CP) (1024)                          2 LT        391          O-570702

DELDUCA MICHAEL A (N) (1034)                  F/O         391          T-61360

PELLEY JOHN E (B) (1035)                                 2 LT        391          O-754763

CRAFT CARL E (AEG) (748)                             S/SGT     391          14084894

MAY GERALD A (ROG) (757)                           S/SGT     391          36445824

SABO LOUIS (AG) (612)                                    SGT        391          36178454

KORENEK ROBERT (BG) (748)                         SGT        391          18155580

D’AMARIO PAUL F (BG) (748)                       SGT        391          32515068

 

                     May 24, 1944 Isley

Crew Status Report 1700 hours.

Crew #55, 391st Squadron

In Training.

Isley, R. A. (P)                      OK

Weiler, E. R. (CP)                  OK

Delduca, M. A. (N)              OK

Pelley, J. E. (B)                      OK

May, G. A. (R)                      OK

Craft, C. E. (E)                       OK

Jansen, A. M. (NG)              OK

Sabo, L. (TG)                         OK

D'Amario, P. F. (BG)             OK

Korenek, R. (G)                     OK

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94758 D/G 391BS Isley Feather Merchant (Ground spare)

Did not take off.

Was loaded with 10 500 lb. Bombs.

Isley (P)

Weiler (CP)

Delduca (N)

Pelley (B)

May (R)

Craft (E)

D'Amario (BG)

Sabo (TG)

Korenek (NG)

Jansen (G)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94861 L/B 391BS Isley The Dutchess MIA

Took off at 0741 hours from Hardstand #19.

Flew position 2-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. No drop report.

Missing in Action. Report on 42-94796 appears to be incorrect as it seems to fit the circumstances of 42-94861 instead. The report on 42-94861 seems to fit the circumstances of 42-94796.

Report quoted here is listed as for 42-94796. "Left formation with #4 engine feathered making a 180 degree turn. Time was 1330 hours, place close to Isle of England at the West Coast of Denmark. Threw out all heavy material and equipment.  No chutes seen. Was last observed at 1430 hours going down to make a crash landing on a sandbar at 5430N-0800E."

Isley (P)

Weiler (CP)

Delduca (N)

May (R)

Craft (E)

Jansen (NG)

D'Amario (BG)

Sabo (TG)

Korenek (G)

 

B-24H 42-94861 L/B The Duchess  Missing in Action believed near Tutow Crashed on Island Hallig Hooge? With 391BS. Pilot: Isley. Missing Air Crew Report # 5351. 9 Prisoner of War.

POW ISLEY RAYMOND A (P)                         1 LT        391          O-667717                SAN ANTONIO TX

POW WEILER EDWIN R (CP)                           2 LT        391          O-570702                BAYSIDE NY

POW DELDUCA MICHAEL A (N)                   F/O         391          T-61360                  WEST NEWTON PA

POW JANSEN ALFRED M (NT)                      SGT        391          16141296                CHICAGO IL

POW CRAFT CARL E (TT)                               S/SGT     391          14084894                BLAKELY GA

POW MAY GERAL A (RO)                               S/SGT     391          36445824                STONINGTON IL

POW D’AMARIO PAUL F (BT)                       SGT        391          32515068                PORT CHESTER NY

POW KORENEK ROBERT (WG)                      SGT        391          18155580                ROWENA TX

POW SABO LOUIS (TG)                                    SGT        391          36178454                DETROIT MI