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Myers crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 44-8282 C/H 493BG Myers (different crew?)

 

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38138 B/I 18BS Myers           Landed in France.

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38334 E/D 18BS Myers

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38334 E/D 18BS Myers

 

CREW #84; 18th Squadron

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Myers

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38216 B/O 18BS Myers

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38912 B/I 18BS Myers               MIA. See below.

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Myers

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38257 L/T 18BS Myers

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Myers

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 44-8282 C/H 493BG Myers (different crew?)

 

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38138 B/I 18BS Myers           Landed in France.

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38334 E/D 18BS Myers

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38334 E/D 18BS Myers

 

CREW #84; 18th Squadron

 

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38338 B/M 18BS Myers

From hardstand #17, took off 0626 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 1026/30 hours from 23,600 feet.

Landed 1548 hours.

Myers (P)

Cardiff (CP)

Feltovich (N)

Gilreath (Tog)

Connor (R)

Jetton (E)

Brown (TG)

Costello (BG)
Lee (G)

Jackson (V) (Observer?)

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Myers

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38216 B/O 18BS Myers

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38912 B/I 18BS Myers               MIA. See below.

 

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 B-17G 43-38912 B/I “Old Times” Battle damaged at Berlin and force landed behind Russian lines at Melaszewicze, Poland and salvaged. With 18BS. Pilot: Myers. No Missing Air Crew Report.

MIA MYERS RAYMOND D (P)                        1 LT        18            O-509595

MIA CARDIFF DONALD G (CP)                      2 LT        18            O-928649

MIA FELTOVICH STEPHEN JR (N)                 F/O         18            T-132902

MIA GILREATH JAMES H JR (Tog)               S/SGT     18            34658993

MIA JETTON RAYMOND L (E)                       S/SGT     18            38468994

MIA CONNOR JOHN P (R)                                S/SGT     18            35059196

MIA COSTELLO HUGO D (BT)                        SGT        18            31373930

MIA LEE JOSEPH W (WG)                                SGT        18            38240076

MIA BROWN TOULMIN H (TG)                     SGT        18            38616329

 

NOTE: All were eventually RTD and resumed flying as a crew.

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Myers

Took off 0904 hours from hardstand #13.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1015 hours from 350 feet.

Landed 1124 hours.

Myers (P)

Cardiff (CP)

Feltovich (N)

Gilreath (Tog)

Connor (R)

Jetton (E)

Curd (X)

Bemis (X)

Allen (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38257 L/T 18BS Myers

Took off 1405 hours from hardstand #19.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Camera ship. Photos printed. Did not carry any rations.

Landed 1645 hours.

Myers (P)

Cardiff (CP)

Feltovich (N)

Gilreath (Tog)

Connor (R)

Jetton (E)

Brown (TG)

Lt. Haberchak (X)

T/Sgt Palzkill (X)

S/Sgt Pullen (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Myers

Took off 1300 hours from hardstand #15. (or #14)

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 1˝ sets of rations (106 sacks) at 1406 hours from 80 feet.

Brought back 1˝ sets of rations due to rack malfunction.

Landed 1518 hours.

Myers (P)

Cardiff (CP)

Feltovich (N)

Gilreath (Tog)

Connor (R)

Jetton (E)

Eckler (X)

Gavmer (X)

Donlon (X)

 

43-39183 Unknown name.

B-17G-105-BO

June 20, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Myers crew #13-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1532.

Myers, Raymond D.                            1Lt          O-509595                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Cardiff, Donald G.                                1Lt          O-928649                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Feltovich, Stephen, Jr.                         F/O         T-132902                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Conner, John P.                                    T/Sgt      35059196                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Jetton, Raymond L.                              T/Sgt      38468994                Engr                        748

Gilreath, James H. Jr.                            T/Sgt      34658993                Gunner                   612

Brown, Toulmin H.                               Pvt          38616329                Gunner                   612

Costello, Hugo D.                                S/Sgt      31373930                Gunner                   612

Lee, Joseph W.                                     S/Sgt      38240076                Gunner                   612

Franklin, Wesley E.                              M/Sgt     17043375                Crew Chief             750

Meier, George H.                                  Sgt          36240990                Passenger              747

Wilson, Curtis L.                                  Sgt          34608848                Passenger              901 ORD

Ahern, William P.                                 Cpl          37415769                Passenger              901 ORD

Albani, Charles J.                                 Cpl          31281680                Passenger              901 ORD

Boland, James H.                                  Cpl          32796199                Passenger              901 ORD

Bonnell, Johnston P.                           Cpl          35757029                Passenger              901 ORD

Fetters, William S.                                S/Sgt      37106558                Passenger              505 ORD

Simpson, Thomas R.                            Sgt          38105425                Passenger              014

Walker, Isol W.                                    Sgt          38165147                Passenger              345          Truck Driver, Light         

Hennis, Howard L.                               Cpl          36744455                Passenger              932