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Whited, R. H. crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #70; 391st Squadron

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 44-40476 B/I 391BS Whited unknown name (ground spare)

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 44-40420 D/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 7BS Whited, R. H. (Airborne spare)

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-51190 B/H 391BS Whited Ann

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29567 D/B 391BS Whited Bambi

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94904 B/P 391BS Whited Belle of the Brawl (Apparently did not take off)

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

 

CREW #101; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 18BS Whited

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94762 L/Y 391BS Whited, R. H. The Uninvited (incorrectly listed as R. L.)

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94771 L/H 18BS Whited, R. H.

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited, R. H.

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited, R. H.

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94908 E/I Whited, R. H. Tiger Rag (Airborne spare)

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 41-29602 L/I Whited, R. H. (Airborne spare)

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited, R.H.                        Major damage

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited, R. H.  Queenie(Major damage)

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38265 E/I 391BS Whited

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38222 L/H 391BS Nash (Whited, R. N.)

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 4BS Whited Queenie

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #70; 391st Squadron

 

†††††††††††††††††††††† June 11, 1944 42-94893 Whited Hellís Belle

Took off at 1520 hours on a Local flight.

No landing time recorded.

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 1812 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Group D (391st)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2104 hours from 22,600 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2233 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 44-40476 B/I 391BS Whited unknown name (ground spare)

 

†††††††††††††††††††††† June 23, 1944 42-94878 L/Q Whited

Took off at 1659 on a local flight.

Landed 1737 hours.

 

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 44-40420 D/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 1629 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb GP bombs. Jettisoned all bombs.

No damage reported.

Landed 2031 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jambor (E) (from crew #54)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 7BS Whited, R. H.

Took off at 1547 hours.

Flew as Airborne Spare.

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

No damage reported.

Landed 1920 hours. No sortie.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (an add on)

Barnes (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Emberton (NG)

Rossow (G)

 

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 1525 hours.

Was to fly position 3-2 in the only Squadron flying that day (391st)

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base. Could not find the formation.

No damage reported.

Aborted.

Landed 1927 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (an add on)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 1025 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Group C, with target of Montloois Ferme.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1351 hours from 22,200 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1525 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 0428 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0816 hours from 22,600 feet.

Minor flak damage reported.

Landed 0912 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 0456 hours.

Flew position 4-3 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 0925 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 0646 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 5 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1052 hours from 19,800 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1307 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-51190 B/H 391BS Whited Ann

Took off at 0520 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0838 hours from 16,100 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1050 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29567 D/B 391BS Whited Bambi

Took off at 0544 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP lb bombs. No drop report.

Moderate flak damage.

Landed 1858. (Landed first at Leiston with #1 & #4 engines out.)

#4 engine had runaway prop. #1 turbo trouble. Used spare amplifier and corrected trouble. #2 engine has hole in the collector ring.

#4 prop governor inoperative. Nose turret interphone inoperative. Oxygen regulator inoperative on left waist position. Inspected and repaired.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94904 B/P 391BS Whited Belle of the Brawl

Took off at 0616 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. No drop report. Did he tag onto a different formation?

Landed 1301 hours.

#3 M.P. (manifold pressure) gage fluctuates. Inspected and repaired.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 1006 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Low Squadron.

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

Landed 1501 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 0759 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1038 hours from 11,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1256 hours.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 0538 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in High Squadron on 490BG.

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

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1017 hours.

#4 turbo surges; A-5 to be checked. Inspected & repaired.

Whited (P)

Brown (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones (E) (a write-in)

Emberton (BG)

Szewc (TG)

Rossow (NG)

Barnes (G)

 

CREW #101; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Emberton (BG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 0504 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Low Squadron

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0844 hours from 19,600 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1041 hours.

Flight indicator sluggish; hydraulic leak in tail turret; engineer's oxygen regulator inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Emberton (BG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 18BS Whited

Took off at 0929 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1312 hours from 23,600 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1552 hours.

Flight indicator inoperative; #2 engine oil leak. Inspected and repaired.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

 

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Took off at 1557 hours.

Outstanding.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited

Whited, R. H. (P)

Christopherson (CP) (a write-in)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Shadholm (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94762 L/Y 391BS Whited, R. H. The Uninvited (incorrectly listed as R. L.)

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94771 L/H 18BS Whited, R. H.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Emberton (BG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited, R. H.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited, R. H.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94908 E/I Whited, R. H. Tiger Rag (Airborne spare)

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 41-29602 L/I Whited, R. H. (Airborne spare)

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Barnes (G)

 

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 391BS Whited, R.H.                     

Took off at 0629 hours.

Was to fly position 3-2 in Lead Squadron, but shifted to position 3-1 when Daniels aborted.

Carried a camera.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0956 hours from 22,000 feet.

Major damage reported.

Landed 1121 hours.

Whited, R. H. (P)

Brown, N. H. (CP)

Parsons (N)

Smith, P. (B)

Hughes (R)

Jones, G. B. (E)

Rossow (NG)

Szewc (TG)

Emberton (BG)

Barnes (G)

 

CREW #

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited, R. H. Queenie (Major damage)

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38265 E/I 391BS Whited

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38222 L/H 391BS Nash (Whited, R. N.)

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 4BS Whited Queenie

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Whited Queenie