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Richardson ZC crew

 

Mission List

 

Crew #34, 7th Squadron (first listed on Sept 17, 1944)

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson, Z C.

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38419 E/E 7BS Richardson

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38263 E/N 7BS Richardson

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38363 E/F (scheduled for Richardson but replaced.)

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson         Major damage.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Richardson

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Richardson

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38406 L/W 18BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38416 E/C 7BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38416 E/C 391BS Richardson, Z.

 

CREW #3, 4th Squadron

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8112 H/D 4BS Richardson, Z. C. (PPF)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8441 H/S Richardson, Z. C. & Hershenow       Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 44-8457 H/G 4BS Richardson (PFF)

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 44-8356 H/N 4BS Richardson, Z. C.

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8356 H/N 7BS Richardson, (MH)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8441 H/S 7BS Richardson, Z. (MH)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8235 H/X (scheduled for Z. Richardson but replaced)

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-8235 H/X 391BS Richardson (PFF)

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Richardson (MH)

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-8235 H/X 7BS Richardson, Z. C. (PFF)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-8670 H/K 391BS Richardson, Z. C. (PFF)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Richardson

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Crew #34, 7th Squadron (first listed on Sept 17, 1944)

Richardson, Z. C. (P)

Jones, C. W. (CP)

Mitchell (N)

Talbet (B)

Potter (R)

Sheetz (E)

Schaeffer (G)

Hassett (G)

Frey (G)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson, Z C.

Took off from Hardstand #1 at 0648 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in 34 C Group.

Carried a K-21 camera.

Carried 38 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1039 hours from 19,000 feet

No damage reported.

Landed 1205 hours.

Richardson, Z. C. (P)

Jones, C. W. (CP)

Mitchell (N)

Talbet (B)

Potter (R)

Sheetz (E)

Schaeffer (G)

Hassett (G)

Frey (G)

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38419 E/E 7BS Richardson

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38263 E/N 7BS Richardson

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38363 E/F (scheduled for Richardson but replaced.)

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson         Major damage.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Richardson

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8309 E/H 7BS Richardson

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38363 E/F 7BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38406 L/W 18BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38416 E/C 7BS Richardson, Z.

 

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38416 E/C 391BS Richardson, Z.

Richardson, Z. C. (P)

Jones, C. W. (CP)

Mitchell (N)

Talbet (B)

Potter (R)

Sheetz (E)

Schaeffer (G)

Hassett (G)

Frey (G)

 

CREW #3, 4th Squadron

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8112 H/D 4BS Richardson, Z. C. (PPF)

No crew loading lists available for the 4th Squadron crews.

 

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8441 H/S Richardson, Z. C. & Hershenow       Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 44-8457 H/G 4BS Richardson (PFF)

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 44-8356 H/N 4BS Richardson, Z. C.

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8356 H/N 7BS Richardson, (MH)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8441 H/S 7BS Richardson, Z. (MH)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8235 H/X (scheduled for Z. Richardson but replaced)

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-8235 H/X 391BS Richardson (PFF)

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Richardson (MH)

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-8235 H/X 7BS Richardson, Z. C. (PFF)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Richardson, Z.

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

 

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-8670 H/K 391BS Richardson, Z. C. (PFF)

From hardstand #9, took off 0623 hours.

Flew position 1-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 1028 hours from 23,200 feet.

Major damage. Two engines were shot out, forcing the plane to land on the continent.

Landed in Belgium at Station A-97. 

S/Sgt John Frey (RW) KIA.

Surviving crew were picked up by the Blum crew in 789 and returned to Mendlesham at 1756 hours.

Richardson, Z. C. (P)

Jones (CP)

Mitchell (N)

Tompkins (MO)

Talbot (B)

Potter (R)

Sheetz (E)

Frey (WG)                             S/Sgt John Frey   KIA

Schaeffer (WG) (add on)

Young (Command Pilot) (add on)

Anthony (PN) (add on)

 

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8441 H/S (scheduled for Richardson but replaced)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Richardson