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Meyer crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #61; 391st Squadron

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 41-28865 E/R 391BS Meyer   Failed to bomb.

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy (incorrectly listed as 4518)

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Meyer

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94766 L/F 391BS Meyer Crow's Nest

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 42-94755 D/D 391BS Meyer Weary Willie

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94757 B/Q 391BS Meyer The Dugan Wagon

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-29599 L/B 391BS Meyer Boots

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Meyer Undecided (incorrectly listed as 4747 L/P)

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 44-40476 B/I 391BS Meyer unknown name

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40421 B/F Meyer (Airborne spare)

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 41-29599 L/B 391BS Meyer Boots

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 44-40458 L/O 391BS Meyer Picadilly Tilly

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Meyer

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Meyer Nancy

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-52752 L/E 391BS Meyer unknown name

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40284 L/J 391BS Meyer, M. Tondelayo

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 44-40284 L/J 391BS Meyer Tondelayo (plane lost most of crew accounted for)

 

CREW #92; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 42-94771 L/H 18BS Meyer

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 41-29564 B/R 391BS Meyer

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 41-28820 L/L 391BS Meyer Four-Five Time

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 41-29564 E/O 391BS Meyer

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer            Aborted - #3 engine feathered

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Meyer

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Meyer

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #61; 391st Squadron

MEYER CHARLES R (P) (1024)                         2 LT        391          O-807757

HAGGINS ELMER C (CP) (1024)                       2 LT        391          O-701921

CURUSIS HARRY C (N) (1034)                         F/O         391          T-123970

SAWTELL RALPH R (B) (1035)                        2 LT        391          O-698047

KRULL PAUL J (AEG) (748)                              S/SGT     391          38366409

JEROME LEONARD W JR (ROG) (757)           S/SGT     391          32671684

REISSEN MAX T (AG) (612)                             SGT        391          19103460

HARRIS ALFRED (BG) (748)                             SGT        391          38369770

LYNCH JACK W (BG) (611)                               PVT        391          18194728

 

May 18, 1944 42-94815 Meyer Frivolous Sal

Training flight

Took off twenty minutes late due to having to change APU.

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Flew position 2-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped 11 bombs on the secondary target at 0930 hours from 21,000 feet. Brought one bomb back to base.

No damage reported.

Meyer, C. R. (P)

Haggins, E. C. (CP)

Sawtell, R. R. (B)

Jerome, L. W. (R)

Krull, P. J. (E)

Proctor, I. M. (BG)

Harris, A. (TG)

Harju, A. (NG)

Reissen, M. T. (G)

 

May 24, 1944 Meyer

Crew Status Report 1700 hours.

Crew #61, 391st Squadron

Meyer, C. R. (P) OK

Haggins, E. C. (CP) OK

Curusis, H. C. (N) OK

Sawtell, R. R. (B) OK

Jerome, L. W. (R) OK

Krull, P. J. (E) OK

Harju, A. (NG) OK

Harris, A. C. (TG) OK

Proctor, I. M. (BG) OK

Reissen, M. T. (G) OK

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 41-29518 L/H Picadilly Lucy (scheduled for Meyer but replaced)

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 41-28865 E/R 391BS Meyer   Failed to bomb.

Took off at 0519 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1059 hours.

Bombay doors failed to operate. Was off course on run.

Meyer, C. R. (P)

Haggins, E. C. (CP)

Sawtell, R. R. (B)

Jerome, L. W. (R)

Krull, F. J. (E)

Proctor, I. M. (BG)

Harris, A. C. (TG)

Harju, A. (NG)

Reissen, M. T. (G)

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Took off at0831 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1603 hours.

#2 and #4 generators inoperative; Flight indicator inoperative, manifold pressure and oil temperature gauge inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Took off at 0742 hours from Hardstand #20.

Flew position 3-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1234 hours from 22,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1708 hours.

#4 oil temperature fluctuates; check hydraulic system. Inspected and repaired.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Jerome (R)

Krull (E)

Harju (NG)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Reissen (G)

 

May 30, 1944 44-40470 Meyer

Took off at 1700 hours on a flight to Honington.

No landing time given.


Mission #8 May 31, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy (incorrectly listed as 4518)

Took off at 0751 hours.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

The mission was Recalled.

Landed 1158 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Jerome (R)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris, A. C. (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Meyer

Took off at 0238 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in 3rd Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1047 hours.

#3 generator out. Inspected and replaced.

Meyer, C. R. (P) 2 Lt

Haggins, E. C. (CP) 2 Lt

Sawtell, R. R. (B) 2 Lt

Krull, P. J. (E) T/Sgt

Mollion, J. V. (R) T/Sgt

Reissen, M. J. (G) S/Sgt

Harju, A. (NG) S/Sgt

Harris, A. C. (TG) S/Sgt

Proctor, I. M. (BG) S/Sgt

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94766 L/F 391BS Meyer Crow's Nest

Took off at 1702 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back.

Landed 2344 hours at Bury St. Edmonds.

Meyer (P)

Higgins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Krull (E)

Van Buskirk (R) (from crew #1)

Harju (G)

Reisson (G)

Harris (G)

Proctor (G)

 

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 41-29518 L/H 391BS Meyer Picadilly Lucy

Took off at 0420 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb GP bombs. Brought back all bombs to base due to 10/10 cloud coverage of target.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1046 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Simpson (R) (from crew #65)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 42-94755 D/D 391BS Meyer Weary Willie

Took off at 0316 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 0757 hours from 19,000 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 0927 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Hammond (R) (from Crew #56)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

June 17, 1944 44-40284 Meyer Tondelayo

Took off at 1451 hours for local flight to Debach field, base of the 493BG.

No record of landing time back at Mendlesham.

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94757 B/Q 391BS Meyer The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 0455 hours.

Was to fly position 1-3 in High Squadron, but aborted due to #1 and #2 supercharger failure.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought back all bombs to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 0904 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

June 20, 1944 42-94757 B/Q Meyer

Took off at 1217 hours for a test hop.

Landed 1337 hours.

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-29599 L/B 391BS Meyer Boots

Took off at 1809 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Group D (391st)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to Eye.

Aborted - mechanical failure.

No battle damage report.

Landed 1820 hours at Eye.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Meyer Undecided (incorrectly listed as 4747 L/P)

Took off at 1451 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1917 hours from 20,500 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2154 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 44-40476 B/I 391BS Meyer unknown name

Took off at 1526 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in the only Squadron flying that day (391st)

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Did not drop. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 2004 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Spencer (E) (from Crew #68)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40421 B/F Meyer (Airborne spare)

Took off at 0543 hours.

Flew as Airborne Spare.

Landed 1207 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Medart (E) (from Crew #55)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 41-29599 L/B 391BS Meyer Boots

Took off at 1022 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Group C, with target of Montloois Ferme.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1350 hours from 22,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1512 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Medant (E) (from Crew #55)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Rivatt (NG) (a write-in)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 44-40458 L/O 391BS Meyer Picadilly Tilly

Took off at 0541 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped 10 bombs on the Primary at 0912 hours from 23,500 feet. Brought 10 bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1015 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Gombert (N) (a write-in)

Jerome (R)

Spencer (E) (from Crew #68)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Dranak (G) (a write-in)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Meyer

Took off at 0433 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 250 lb delayed fuse bombs, 6 M124 72 hr., 6 M124 144 hr. Dropped on the Primary at 0816 hours from 22,700 feet.

Major flak damage reported.

Landed 0913 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Brookshire (E) (from Crew #56)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Rivett (NG) (a write-in)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Meyer Nancy

Took off at 0453 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb GP bombs. Did not drop due to 10/10 cloud. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 0927 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Spencer (E) (a write-in)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Dinenno (G) (a write-in)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-52752 L/E 391BS Meyer unknown name

Took off at 0644 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 5 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1051 hours from 20,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1309 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Lamar (E) (a write-in)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Wannor (G) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40284 L/J 391BS Meyer, M. Tondelayo

Took off at 0524 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in High Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0840 hours from 16,000 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1048 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Curusis (N)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Jambor (E) (a write-in)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Welch (NG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 44-40284 L/J 391BS Meyer Tondelayo

Took off at 0543 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP lb bombs. Plane lost.

Plane lost most of crew accounted for.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Lamar (E) (from crew #67)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Rivett (NG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

CREW #92; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

(N)

Sawtell (B)

(R)

Krull (E)

Rivett (NG)

(TG)

(BG)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 42-94771 L/H 18BS Meyer

Meyer (P)

Murphy (CP) (Pilot of crew #95)

Woodrich (B) (a write-in, from crew #95?)

Saundrs (R) (from crew #98)

Bloom (E) (from crew #94)

Wiley (NG) (from crew #90)

Blagrave (TG) (from crew #87)

Jackson (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Bloom (E) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

No crew loading list available.

 

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Bloom (E) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Bloom (E) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 41-29564 B/R 391BS Meyer

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Braveman (N) (a write-in)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 41-28820 L/L 391BS Meyer Four-Five Time

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Bloom (E) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 41-29564 E/O 391BS Meyer

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Bloom (E) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG)

Reissen (G)

 

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Meyer 

Took off at 0626 hours. 

Was to fly position 4-1 in Lead Squadron, but aborted.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

Aborted at 0921 hours with #3 engine feathered.

Landed 1032 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Beasley (R) (a write-in)

Bloom (E) (a write-in)

Rivett (NG)

Jackson (TG) (a write-in)

Reissen (G)

 

CREW #

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38327 L/R (scheduled for Meyer but maybe flown by Becker)

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 44-8271 L/O (scheduled for Becker but maybe flown by Meyer)

Took off from Hardstand #18 at 0651 hours, if 44-8271 L/O. (Hardstand #20 if 43-38327 L/R)

Flew position 3-2 in 34 D Group.

Carried 38 100GP bombs. Dropped 37 bombs on the Primary at 1039 hours from 18,100 feet. Brought 1 bomb back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1156 hours.

 

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Meyer

 

September 27, 1944 Meyer Last listing as Crew #92; 391st Squadron