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Nigg crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

Crew #56; 391st Squadron

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 42-94762 B/K 7BS Nigg The Uninvited

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 41-29599 L/B 391BS Nigg Boots

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94780 L/M 7BS Nigg Smitty (Airborne spare)

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 44-40208 L/U 391BS Nigg

 

CREW #105; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 41-29557 E/L 391BS Nigg Shadrach (#2)

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40208 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94780 L/M 391BS Nigg Smitty

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94780 L/M 391BS Nigg Smitty

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Nigg

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Nigg

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Nigg

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Nigg

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

NOTES: Nigg flew as co-pilot on the William V. Baker crew on missions #3, #6, #14, #15, & #18 before getting his own crew.

Nigg then took over as pilot of crew #56 of the 391st Squadron, formerly the Cliff crew.

See Cliff for earlier missions of this crew.

 

Crew #56; 391st Squadron

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 1813 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Group D (391st)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2104 hours from 22,500 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2220 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 1454 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1916 hours from 20,000 feet.

Major damage reported.

Landed 2148 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris, E. L. (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 42-94762 B/K 7BS Nigg The Uninvited

Took off at 1625 hours.

Flew in Low Squadron (493BG supplied Lead and High Squadrons.)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2011 hours from 19,500 feet. Made three runs.

No damage reported.

Landed 2234 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Moore (BG)

Maccarani (TG)

Harrison (NG)

Rivett (G)

 

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 41-29599 L/B 391BS Nigg Boots

Took off at 1626 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base. Target unidentified.

No damage reported.

Landed 2059 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris, E. L. (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94780 L/M 7BS Nigg Smitty

Took off at 1546 hours.

Flew as Airborne Spare.

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

No damage reported.

Landed 1920 hours. No sortie.

Nigg (P)

White (CP) (a write-in)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Drahnak (BG)

Harris (TG)

Jackson (NG)

Moore (G)

 

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 1523 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in the only Squadron flying that day (391st)

Carried a K-24 camera.

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

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2013 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris, E. L. (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg 

Took off at 1020 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Group C, with target of Montloois Ferme.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1349 hours from 22,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1521 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 44-40482 B/M Nigg's crew unknown name (ground spare)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G) (flew with crew #61, Meyer)

 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0450 hours.

Flew position 1-3 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 0929 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0642 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 5 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1050 hours from 20,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1328 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0517 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0839 hours from 16,000 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1039 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0542 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0930 hours from 23,700 feet.

Slight flak damage.

Landed 1156 hours.

Supercharger setting needs adjustment. Inspected and repaired.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0612 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Dropped on marshalling yards at Walldrun, 4935N-0921E, at 1052 hours from 23,000 feet.

Carried a K-21 camera.

Landed 1316 hours.

Check radio system. #3 & #4 generators out. Inspected and repaired.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 1008 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to 10/10 cloud over target area.

Landed 1510 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 44-40208 L/C 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0800 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1038 hours from 11,300 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1252 hours.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 44-40208 L/U 391BS Nigg

Took off at 0537 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in High Squadron on 490BG.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary of Brussels at 0832 hours from 21,500 feet.

Major battle damage reported.

Landed 1006 hours.

Transmitter weak. Inspected & repaired.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Jackson (BG)

Moore (TG)

Harris (NG)

Drahnak (G)

 

CREW #105; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Harris (NG)

Moore (TG)

Jackson (BG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 41-29557 E/L 391BS Nigg Shadrach (#2)

Took off at 0516 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0844 hours from 22,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1041 hours.

#2 generator inoperative. Inspected and replaced.

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Harris (NG)

Moore (TG)

Jackson (BG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40208 L/U 391BS Nigg

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Harris (NG)

Phillips (TG) (a write-in)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94780 L/M 391BS Nigg Smitty

Nigg (P)

Sheridan (CP) (a write-in)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Harris (NG)

Moore (TG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94780 L/M 391BS Nigg Smitty

No crew loading list available.

 

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Nigg

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Harris (NG)

Moore (TG)

Drahnak (G)

 

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Nigg

Nigg (P)

Zimmerman (CP)

Stutts (N)

Tallichet (B)

Hammond (R)

Brookshire (E)

Harris (NG)

Moore (TG)

Drahnak (G)

 

CREW #

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Took off from Hardstand #19 at 0651 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in 34 D Group.

Carried 38 100GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1041 hours from 18,300 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1154 hours.

 

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38299 L/U 391BS Nigg

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Nigg

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Nigg