Accident and Missing Air Crew Reports

574th BOMB SQUADRON

ROLE: ARMORER GUNNER

INDIVIDUAL CREW MEMBERS

Sources: AAIR, USAAFDATA, MACR, WWII AAF Casualty List, NARA (see resources page).


Assigned
Squadron Crew Year Month Role Name Rank Serial Status
573573000444w.tgBrandenburg, Verlin H.S/Sgt.17079342
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - lead flight, no.3.
SOURCE: MACR 09831, 42-95842. 28 Jul 1944
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574574000442w.tgArrant, James H.S/Sgt.18154810
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - Box 1, 2nd flight, no.1. As above. NB Role assumed to be AG.
SOURCE: MACR 05131, 42-95827. 27 May 1944
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574574000448w.tgJefferson, Jack M.Sgt.36767518
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - #227V. Box 1, high flight, no.1. #929K no.5. After 1 hour in the vicinity of Neuweid, left engine smoking, fell back. Entered cloud at 11,000 ft and broke ourt at 14,000 feet. Aircraft disappeared. NB Role assumed to be AG.
SOURCE: MACR 13671, 44-67929. 3 Apr 1945
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574574000444w.tgLoebel, David N.Sgt.36261396
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - no.3 Dauteuil's ship going down at 45 degree angle, but under control. Right engine burning.
SOURCE: MACR 05135, 41-31716. 27 May 1944
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574574000444w.tgLoebel, David N.S/Sgt.36261396
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - low flight, no.2.
SOURCE: MACR 07795, 42-95851. 7 Aug 1944
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57457400044w.ttLoegering, Weston A.Sgt.37564530
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Top Turret Gunner - Box 2, low flight. Enemy aircraft attacked from right and No.2 (Detjens 41-35010) received most of the fire and dropped out of formation. No.3 (Donnelly - 42-95841) left formation. No.4 (Brown - 42-95865) moved into No.2 position and was attacked by fighters. The tail of his aircraft was shot off and span out of control.
SOURCE: MACR 11674, 41-35010. 23 Dec 1944
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57457400044w.ttLoegering, Weston A.Sgt.37564530
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Top Turret Gunner - Box 2, low flight. Enemy aircraft attacked from right and No.2 (Detjens 41-35010) received most of the fire and dropped out of formation. No.3 (Donnelly - 42-95841) left formation. No.4 (Brown - 42-95865) moved into No.2 position and was attacked by fighters. The tail of his aircraft was shot off and it span out of control.
SOURCE: MACR 11671, 42-95841. 23 Dec 1944
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57457400044w.ttLoegering, Weston A.Sgt.37564530
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Top Turret Gunner - Box 2, low flight. Enemy aircraft attacked from right and No.2 (Detjens 41-35010) received most of the fire and dropped out of formation. No.3 (Donnelly - 42-95841) left formation. No.4 (Brown - 42-95865) moved into No.2 position and was attacked by fighters. The tail of his aircraft was shot off and it span out of control.
SOURCE: MACR 11664, 42-95865. 23 Dec 1944
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574574000442w.tgSontag, HarryS/Sgt.32711628
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - low flight, no.4. Smoking engines. Saw 6 chutes. NB Role assumed to be AG.
SOURCE: MACR 05135, 41-31716. 27 May 1944
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575575000447w.tgCollison, Arden J.Sgt.37667756
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - Box 2, low flight no.5. Janssen (575BS), low flight, no.2.
SOURCE: MACR 09831, 42-95842. 28 Jul 1944
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575575000442w.tgVincent, Robert A.S/Sgt.32744968
WITNESS DETAILS & STATEMENT: Tail Gunner - Jannsen (575BS). Box 2, low flight, no.2. NB Role assumed to be AG.
SOURCE: MACR 09831, 42-95842. 28 Jul 1944
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