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Mason crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Mason

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Mason Queenie

 

CREW #108; 391st Squadron

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-37864 L/E 391BS Mason

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Mason

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-8138 L/J Mason

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38372 L/A 391BS Mason

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Mason Queenie

 

CREW #108; 391st Squadron

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Mason

Took off 0757 hours from hardstand #22.

Flew position 2-3 in F Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0922 ½ hours from 200 feet.

Landed 1051 hours.

Mason (P)

Perrin (CP)

Smith (N)

Elvert (Tog)

McMay (R)

Counts (E)

Bults (TG)

Cafferey (BG)

Lemmon (G)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-37864 L/E 391BS Mason

Took off 1134 hours from hardstand #18.

Flew position 2-2 in C Squadron.

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

Landed 1521 hours.

Mason (P)

Perrin (CP)

Smith (N)

Elvert (Tog)

McMay (R)

Counts (E)

Bults (TG)

Spitzer (X)

Hoover (X)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Mason

Took off 0924 hours from hardstand #21.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1036 hours from 200 feet.

Landed 1152 hours.

Mason (P)

Perrin (CP)

Smith (N)

Elvert (Tog)

McMay (R)

Counts (E)

Bults (TG)

Higgins (X)

Roark (X)

Zills (X)

Steel (X)

Clarke (X)

 

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-8138 L/J Mason

Took off 0615 hours.

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

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

Landed 1748 hours.

No crew loading lists.

“All okay.”

 

43-??? (Serial number not know for certain) Unknown name.

B-17G (NOT  43-39183)

Flown to the US by the Mason crew #22-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p.1474.

Mason, Irvin L.                                     2Lt          O-783603                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Perrin, Robert E.                                   2Lt          O-786329                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Smith, Bruce A.                                    2Lt          O-2075713              Nav                         1034          Navigator

McKay, Marshall J.                             Sgt          36129739                Radio Op               757

Counts, Rubin H.                                 Sgt          34808959                Engr                        748

Elvert, Marvin J.                                   Sgt          37675418                Gunner                   612

Caffrey, James P.                                  Sgt          39218465                Gunner                   612

Fults, Floyd F.                                      Sgt          39049513                Gunner                   612

Lemmon, Joseph F.                              Sgt          31189856                Gunner                   612

Willhite, Quinn W.                               T/Sgt      38319708                Crew Chief             750

Larison, Oliver                                      S/Sgt      33009032                Passenger              867 Hdq.

Holly, Walter P.                                    Sgt          39252137                Passenger              867 Hdq.

Elliott, Ethan C.                                     Sgt          36619722                Passenger              867 Hdq.

Leimetter, Joseph W.                           Sgt          16147202                Passenger              867 Hdq.

Langenbahn, John W.                         Sgt          15091370                Passenger              867 Hdq.

Worm, Jens                                           2Lt          O-2077998              Passenger              1034          Navigator

Meoller, Charles M.                             Sgt          18057833                Passenger              611

Holloway, John L.                                Sgt          14098787                Passenger              612

Letzner, Fred A. Jr.                               S/Sgt      14101571                Passenger              612

Watzling, Joseph A.                            S/Sgt      39843199                Passenger              747