"); A. Hughes (23) Air Gunner. M.I.A: Flt.Lt. C. Silverman (..) Navigator, 2Lt. R. Kew (21) Air Gunner RCAF, Flight Lt R. Grey (25) Flight Engineer, W/OII J.M. Homebase : RAF Scampton, UK Reading through your site came across Military aircraft losses ww21943. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Kirkham (21) Navigator RCAF. P.O.W: 2Lt L. Rogers (..) Bomb Aimer, 2Lt K.S. Waite (21) Airgunner, Sgt. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Just a few months later on August 28, 1944, another USAAF Douglas P-70 (P-70B) from Hammer Field crashed into the summit of Quarry Peak, 15 miles west of Mono Lake. The body of FW Fritz Koch was found near Roptazijl, Harlingen. Lancaster Mk.III Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. Hird (29) Airgunner. document.write(" "); document.write(" "); Horton (20) Bomb Aimer, Flight Lt F.C. The Messerschmidt was found the next day North of Tacozijl, near Lemmer. Edit. Twelve airmen died in the crash. Taylor (20) Flt Engineer, F/O J.H. K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. document.write(" "); That plane was one of three B-17s to crash near Fort Collins and Loveland over a 13-month span in 1943 and 1944. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands, # Reichswald forest war Cemetery, Germany. As suddenly as they stopped, the four engines restarted and the two pilots were able to nurse the plane to Kingman Army Air Field. document.write(" "); Historians Research WWII Bomber K.I.A: Flt. List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1943–1944) 1 1943 Gibraltar B-24 crash; 1943 RAF Hudson crash; 1943 Saint-Donat RCAF Liberator III crash; 1943 USAF C-47 Tamaqua crash; A Target: Hamburg, Germany. Moore (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, P/O C.F. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands. On the first leg to Winslow, Arizona, on August 11, 1940, the aircraft developed engine trouble over Lake Mead. K.I.A: F/O D.H. Lyne (21) Navigator, P/O J. Lowrie (21) Pilot, Sgt. B24-H-5CF Liberator Cemetary : Harlingen, # Pietersbierum, ## Holwerd, The Netherlands. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands, ## Esbjerg, Denmark. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands. Smith (21) Air Gunner, P/O E.V Eastham# (20) Pilot, P/O W.J. Lewis (28) Wireless operator RCAF, F. Crook (21) Air Gunner. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") document.write(" "); K.I.A: Sgt A.J. Wernberg glided towards the lake surface, but hit a cable and plunged into the water, near Hoover Dam (Farabee 2005). Ruff# (27) Pilot RNzAF (washed ashore Ameland 23-04-1943). Cemetary : Workum, # Hindelopen, ## Stavoren, The Netherlands. Gibbons (21) Navigator RAAF, P/O K.M. Heeley## (36) Air Gunner. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, The Netherlands. The crash location will be the field grave of Georg Wilhelm. McFarlane (22) Air Gunner, Sgt F.A. document.write(" "); document.write(" "); Target: Bremen, port area, Germany. Possible Crash-site Koudehuisterdijk 2019: Target: Morris (22) Bomb Aimer, Sgt J. Reddish (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner,Sgt G.H. Military aircraft losses during WWII 1940-1941 WWII 1942 WWII 1943 WWII 1944-1945. Leslie (20) Pilot, P/O J.R. Morton (22) Navigator. document.write(" "); M.H. All the other eight aviators in the B-24J perished along with all eight airmen on the B-24D (Mireles 2006). Sgt A Little, P/O R P Mason, Sgt K J Fielding, Sgt D Bell and Sgt J Davidson were all killed. On July 7, 1960, the wreckage was found at Lake Le Conte. 03-10-1943 23:22Lt Cemetary : Wijnaldum, # Donjum, The Netherlands. Wales (..) Navigator Cemetary : Harlingen, # Pietersbierum, ## Holwerd, The Netherlands. Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") On June 1, 1942, a B-18 with a four man crew crashed into the 11,000 ft Mt. Morrison(30) RAAF (Pilot), sgt W. McElroy(25) (Flight Engineer), sgt E.F. Target: Gelsenkirchen, Germany. JOSEF HOLZMANN and crew. The pilot 1Lt E.J. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # St.Jacobiparochie, ## Breda, The Netherlands. Witnesses reported a low flying aircraft with a sputtering engine over the mountains. JA972/OL-D Target: Hamburg, Germany. Texas, with its many military airfields, saw many military aviation disasters, with one of the worst occurring on September 10, 1943, 40 miles off the shore of Galveston. Le Blanc (22)lost all control due to the damage, and crashed North East of the village in an field. Fate: Returning from the bombing mission the Halifax was perhaps noticed by the German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from the 4./NJG.1, flown by Luftwaffe Ace OFW HEINZ VINKE and Uffz. J.R. GLendinning (23) Wireless operator / Air Gunner (washed ashore Ameland 24-04-1943), Flt. Colonial Beach, VA Military Plane Crash, June 1921. = Flight Officer, Flt.Sgt. K.I.A: Unteroffizier Georg Wilhelm (21) Target: Enemy aircrafts. Sewell (22) Air Gunner, Sgt L.G. Fate: Fate: Hit by FLAK in the target area, Crashed int the Waddensea east near Den Helder. Target: Osnabruck, Germany. K.I.A: Flight Officer A.V. The wreck was not discovered for several weeks after the crash (Mireles 2006). J. McDowell (32) Air Gunner RCAF. Brown# (35) Navigator, P/O G.A. No.76sq RAF - I.R.V. Westall (19) Air Gunner, G.Young (..), Flight Sgt M. Baxter (21), Target: Bochum, Germany Scattered debris from the crash is still visible in the park (Macha and Jordan 2002). Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. December 1943 Lyon (21) Observer,Sgt W.T. G.S. The CAA minutes are arranged chronologically by year and the CAB minutes are arranged by year and month. Wounded: Unterofficer H.F. Lange (23) Radio operator. J.F. On the last day of 1943, a Consolidated B-24D left Biggs Field in El Paso, Texas, on an in, strument training mission, and struck a hill west of Pine Top. Eckhoff## (26) Pilot RNoAF. Military aircraft losses during WWII 1943 Locations Fryslan & the Islands, (Arum, Franeker, Harlingen, Kimswerd, Terschelling, Vlieland, Witmarsum) PAGE UP. M.I.A: P/O R.E. K.I.A: Sgt D.R. 20-09-1943 21:45Lt At about 5000 meters of the ground, fired OBLT Linke with his guns on the Halifax. There are accident reports, ranging from a paragraph to a several page report, located in each month of the minutes. DK230/MP-A Much of the wreckage was removed in 1960, under a Special Use Permit (SNP, n.d.; Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006). Target: Leipzig, Germany. Target: Special mission "LEEK7" : Dropping secret agents in The Netherlands Target: He was taken to the Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, Maryland, where his condition was reported not serious." J. Atkinson (28) Flight Engineer, Sgt. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") 120019/Schwarze8 Fate: Was hit by enemy FLAK at the target area, on the way back to their homebase the B24 was intercepted by an Messerschmitt BF-110-G2 from the ZG26/1, flown by UFF. All three crew members who jumped from the plane survived: Engineer Corporal Roy W. Embanks was uninjured; Lieutenant Charles Goldblum (bombardier) slid down a steep slope and his parachute snagged on the rocks; and Flying Officer Maurice J. Cruikshank, Jr. (navigator), hit a steep slope and broke bones in his foot. P.O.W: H.E. All military transport accidents with 10 … June 26, 2016 at 10:04 a.m. On a sunny Sunday in 1943, Huntington Beach suffered its worst air disaster in a military accident that was largely forgotten until recently. McFarlane (22) Air Gunner, Sgt F.A. document.write(" "); Swan (24), F/O E.B. Berwick## (26) Flight Engineer, Flight Officer H. Burke### (27) Wireless operator. The aircraft struck a mountain (now named Mt. The Lancaster crashed into the North Sea 10Km North West of Terschelling. Fate: Shot down by enemy FLAK enroute their mission to Leipzig, The Lancaster crashed into the Wadden Sea 3Km SouthEast off Oosterend, Texel. JA714/CF-R Rue# (20) Air Gunner RAAF. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, ## Oslo, Norway. JOSEF HOLZMANN and crew. document.write(" "); An AT-6 crashed north of Paige Creek, just inside the park boundary, on December 28, 1942. 03/01/1943 Beaufort L9837 of 301 Ferry Training Unit crashed on landing at Moreton-in-Marsh and burnt out. Target: Skoda weapons factory at Pilsen, Tjechie-Slovakia. Cemetary : (Bolsward) Margraten Limburg, The Netherlands. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Additional information : Mindef, www.626-squadron.co.uk, aircrewremembered.com, www and others who wants to stay anonymous. Abbreviations : The Halifax was intercepted and shot down and crashed at 23:22Lt East of Terschelling near Formerum into the Waddensea . Additional comments. On December 24, 1944, a Cessna UC-78B Bobcat took off from Yuma Army Air Field to fly to Deming, New Mexico, with a pilot and two passengers. document.write(" "); Fudge (22) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, Sgt. AAIR, Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research, is a source of U. S. military aircraft accident reports, pictures of aircraft crash sites, MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) and individual aircraft history cards and historical research. document.write(" "); 138(SOE))sq = 138 Special Operation Executive Squadron, FLAK = Flugabwerekanone (Antiaircraft Gun), Flt.Off. Diggle (20), Sgt J.H. Target: Gelsenkirchen Chapman (24) Pilot, Sgt J. Condron (23) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, P/O R.F. document.write(" "); On December 23, 1943, a Boeing B-17G took off from Roswell Army Air Field in New Mexico, with three senior flight instructors on board. Target: Fieseler aircraft plant and Henschel plant at Kassel, Germany. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands. K.I.A: Flight officer M.G. M.I.A: G.A.Kinney (21) Tail Gunner, Sgt S. Martire (..) Back Turrut Gunner, Sgt R.E Sudberry (21) Waist Gunner Entzminger (..) Air Gunner, Tech.Sgt C.E. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Vlieland, The Netherlands. Twelve airmen died in the crash. Bombardier Second Lieutenant William F. McDonald immediately exited through the nose hatch, but the remaining crew and one passenger went down with the aircraft. personnel from eastern air stations to Montreal have sighted wreckage off the mouth of the Saguenay river, and it is feared the plane crashed into the St. Lawrence, R.C.A.F. A. Hughes (23) Air Gunner. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Cemetary : Makkum, The Netherlands. Bunting (20) Airgunner, Sgt. Fate: Crashed returning from a bombing mission at Bremen Germany, when the B-17F "Holy Mackeral" was hit by enemy FLAK that caused explosions on the plane. document.write(" "); The 1943 Saint-Donat Liberator III Crash was an aerial accident that killed 24 people‍—‌the worst accident in Canadian military aviation history. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") document.write(" "); On October 17, 1943, four P-47Ds were practicing high altitude formation flying when one was seen to enter a dive at 32,000 feet. M.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Fate: Hit by FLAK at Texel, crashed West of Harlingen into the Waddensea. document.write(" "); K.I.A: Sgt W.A. Small (..) Right Waist Gunner, Staff.Sgt J.Y. The accident was attributed to icing, and all five members of the crew were killed. Fate: The bomber was intercepted and shot down by an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Major ROLF LEUCHS and his crew (Claimed the Kill). Johnson (30) Pilot RNZAF, Sgt C. Risingham# (22) Navigator, Flight Officer I.N. document.write(" "); On 27 June 1943, a B-24 bomber collided with Koip Peak, located near the … document.write(" "); Booth (29) Air Gunner. The aircraft had apparently struck the mountain near the top of a 12,500 feet ridge, then slid down into the lake. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, The Netherlands. Remington, VA Private Plane Crashes, July 1983. K.I.A: Flight Officer N.J. Stanford (28) Pilot, Flt.Sgt. document.write(" "); Deck (20), N.W. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Ottawa, Oct. 21. Target: Exercises. Chapman (25) Air Gunner RAAF, Sg P.M. Cosgrove (..) Air Gunner, Flt.Sgt. B.K. Reynolds (19) Air Gunner, Sgt A.J.L. This operations where called: Gardening Why was the area so dangerous to fly in? The only combat-related aircraft loss reported herein is from WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, and involves a B-24D Liberator that crash landed on Atka Island, Alaska. Henderson (22), Sgt A.R. On December 5, 1943, a Consolidated B-24E disappeared over the Sierras on a celestial navigation flight with six crewmen on board. The engines and some fuselage pieces were retrieved by the Pima Air and Space Museum in 1979 (SNP, n.d.; Mireles 2006). W.J.Merrigan (20) Airgunner, Flt Sgt. On Monday December 06, 1943 a formation of three planes would depart from the Florence Army Air Base on a routine training mission. Since 1943, information gathered from a range of sources including website Oz At War reveals six other deadly military accidents involving aircraft in Queensland. Taylor (21) Flight Engineer RCAF, Flight Officer A.J Ellis# (23) Air Gunner RCAF, Sgn Leader J.E.R. Angus (..), Flt.Sgt. K.I.A: Sgt. The B-24D participated in 18 bombing missions in the Aleutian Islands. K.I.A: Sgt W.J. Target: Kassel, Germany Fate: During air combat hit several times and exploded in the air, killing the pilot direct and wounded the radio operator and crashed at 15:15Lt Northwest of Witmarsum. The wreckage was not discovered until June 13, 1957 (Macha and Jordan 2002). Danville, VA Private Plane Crash, Sep 1956. On August 1, 1944, six B-24 Liberators took off from Muroc Army Air Field for training in gunnery and formation flying. K.I.A: Sgt A.E. Cemetary : Makkum, # Nes Ameland, The Netherlands. document.write(" "); Lancaster Mk.I Fatalities. Buchanan (31) Pilot RAAF, P/O A.L. Smith (..) Air Gunner, Sgt T.E. Myrtle Beach, SC (Off Shore) Bomber Crash, June 1943. Fate: Intercepted by an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Luftwaffe Ace Hptm Helmut Lent and his crew. Hollywood, SC Mail Plane Crash Kills Two, Dec 1955. The B-24 was shot down and crashed at 14:40Lt 1Km South of Bolsward. Target: Naval instalation at Wilhelmhafen, Germany Bulger (..) Bomb Aimer, Tech.Sgt G.H. F. Cuffey (21) Airgunner (washed ashore northside of the afsluitdijk pole19 26-04-1943), Sgt. headquarters announced today. Aircraft accident reports can be found in the Minutes of Meetings of the Civil Aeronautics Authority 1938-40 and the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1940-78 (MLR A1 E-34A, boxes 1-511) in the Office of the Secretary. The partially mummified bodies of two airmen were found in 2005 and 2007, but the remains of the other two crewmen have yet to be found (Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006; Stekel 2010). if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Gell (22) Bomb-Airmer. As with … Jeffrey (30) Navigator, Sgt S.R.O Hermon (24) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, Sgt H.C. Duckmanton (24) Pilot RNzAF, Sgt B.J. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") K.I.A: Sgt W.A. Hawkins (25) Wireless operator, P/O C.W. Cemetary : German cemetary Ysselstein, The Netherlands. K.I.A: Flight officer M.G. K.I.A: Sgt J. Buntin (19) Tail Gunner, Sgt J.C. Owen (24) Air Gunner. August 1943 "Aviation Cadet Henry A. McGinnis, East Falls Church, Va., crashed within a block of his own home recently while on a routine training flight from the Naval Air Base at Anacostia. November 1943 A second incident involved a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Grumman F4F, which crashed on Anacapa Island on an unknown date during the WWII (Macha and Jordan 2002). McKinley (Figure 1). Thomson (22) Navigator. Cemetary : Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Cemetary : = Flight Officer, Flt.Sgt. 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if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Moncks Corner, S.C. AAIR, Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research, is a source of U. S. military aircraft accident reports, pictures of aircraft crash sites, MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) and individual aircraft history cards and historical research. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") K.I.A:. An estimated sixteen people died, including many other senior Polish … Deception) 16 miles east of Mt. Croft (21) flt. M.I.A: Flt.Sgt. P.O.W: P/O R.D. Fate: Perhaps shot down by night-fighter, crashed 30km West of Katwijk. Rue# (20) Air Gunner RAAF. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Lieutenant Laurence E. Wernberg was flying one of five new Vultee BT-13 Valiants to be delivered to Kelly Field, in Texas. (Record Group 18) 1903-64 (bulk 1917-47) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents 18.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY 18.2 GENERAL RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICER 1914-18 18.2.1 General records 18.2.2 Records of the Planning Section of the Equipment Division 18.2.3 Records of the Balloon Section of the Air Division 18.3 RECORDS OF THE DIVISION OF MILITARY … K.I.A: P/O A.G. Fletcher (20) Bomb Aimer RCAF, P/O H.E. An Army C-47 transport plane (right) pulls the doomed Robertson glider from the runway at Lambert on Aug. 1, 1943. document.write(" "); A. Hughes (23) Air Gunner. M.I.A: Flt.Lt. C. Silverman (..) Navigator, 2Lt. R. Kew (21) Air Gunner RCAF, Flight Lt R. Grey (25) Flight Engineer, W/OII J.M. Homebase : RAF Scampton, UK Reading through your site came across Military aircraft losses ww21943. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Kirkham (21) Navigator RCAF. P.O.W: 2Lt L. Rogers (..) Bomb Aimer, 2Lt K.S. Waite (21) Airgunner, Sgt. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Just a few months later on August 28, 1944, another USAAF Douglas P-70 (P-70B) from Hammer Field crashed into the summit of Quarry Peak, 15 miles west of Mono Lake. The body of FW Fritz Koch was found near Roptazijl, Harlingen. Lancaster Mk.III Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. Hird (29) Airgunner. document.write(" "); document.write(" "); Horton (20) Bomb Aimer, Flight Lt F.C. The Messerschmidt was found the next day North of Tacozijl, near Lemmer. Edit. Twelve airmen died in the crash. Taylor (20) Flt Engineer, F/O J.H. K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. document.write(" "); That plane was one of three B-17s to crash near Fort Collins and Loveland over a 13-month span in 1943 and 1944. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands, # Reichswald forest war Cemetery, Germany. As suddenly as they stopped, the four engines restarted and the two pilots were able to nurse the plane to Kingman Army Air Field. document.write(" "); Historians Research WWII Bomber K.I.A: Flt. List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1943–1944) 1 1943 Gibraltar B-24 crash; 1943 RAF Hudson crash; 1943 Saint-Donat RCAF Liberator III crash; 1943 USAF C-47 Tamaqua crash; A Target: Hamburg, Germany. Moore (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, P/O C.F. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands. On the first leg to Winslow, Arizona, on August 11, 1940, the aircraft developed engine trouble over Lake Mead. K.I.A: F/O D.H. Lyne (21) Navigator, P/O J. Lowrie (21) Pilot, Sgt. B24-H-5CF Liberator Cemetary : Harlingen, # Pietersbierum, ## Holwerd, The Netherlands. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands, ## Esbjerg, Denmark. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands. Smith (21) Air Gunner, P/O E.V Eastham# (20) Pilot, P/O W.J. Lewis (28) Wireless operator RCAF, F. Crook (21) Air Gunner. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") document.write(" "); K.I.A: Sgt A.J. Wernberg glided towards the lake surface, but hit a cable and plunged into the water, near Hoover Dam (Farabee 2005). Ruff# (27) Pilot RNzAF (washed ashore Ameland 23-04-1943). Cemetary : Workum, # Hindelopen, ## Stavoren, The Netherlands. Gibbons (21) Navigator RAAF, P/O K.M. Heeley## (36) Air Gunner. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, The Netherlands. The crash location will be the field grave of Georg Wilhelm. McFarlane (22) Air Gunner, Sgt F.A. document.write(" "); document.write(" "); Target: Bremen, port area, Germany. Possible Crash-site Koudehuisterdijk 2019: Target: Morris (22) Bomb Aimer, Sgt J. Reddish (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner,Sgt G.H. Military aircraft losses during WWII 1940-1941 WWII 1942 WWII 1943 WWII 1944-1945. Leslie (20) Pilot, P/O J.R. Morton (22) Navigator. document.write(" "); M.H. All the other eight aviators in the B-24J perished along with all eight airmen on the B-24D (Mireles 2006). Sgt A Little, P/O R P Mason, Sgt K J Fielding, Sgt D Bell and Sgt J Davidson were all killed. On July 7, 1960, the wreckage was found at Lake Le Conte. 03-10-1943 23:22Lt Cemetary : Wijnaldum, # Donjum, The Netherlands. Wales (..) Navigator Cemetary : Harlingen, # Pietersbierum, ## Holwerd, The Netherlands. Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") On June 1, 1942, a B-18 with a four man crew crashed into the 11,000 ft Mt. Morrison(30) RAAF (Pilot), sgt W. McElroy(25) (Flight Engineer), sgt E.F. Target: Gelsenkirchen, Germany. JOSEF HOLZMANN and crew. The pilot 1Lt E.J. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # St.Jacobiparochie, ## Breda, The Netherlands. Witnesses reported a low flying aircraft with a sputtering engine over the mountains. JA972/OL-D Target: Hamburg, Germany. Texas, with its many military airfields, saw many military aviation disasters, with one of the worst occurring on September 10, 1943, 40 miles off the shore of Galveston. Le Blanc (22)lost all control due to the damage, and crashed North East of the village in an field. Fate: Returning from the bombing mission the Halifax was perhaps noticed by the German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from the 4./NJG.1, flown by Luftwaffe Ace OFW HEINZ VINKE and Uffz. J.R. GLendinning (23) Wireless operator / Air Gunner (washed ashore Ameland 24-04-1943), Flt. Colonial Beach, VA Military Plane Crash, June 1921. = Flight Officer, Flt.Sgt. K.I.A: Unteroffizier Georg Wilhelm (21) Target: Enemy aircrafts. Sewell (22) Air Gunner, Sgt L.G. Fate: Fate: Hit by FLAK in the target area, Crashed int the Waddensea east near Den Helder. Target: Osnabruck, Germany. K.I.A: Flight Officer A.V. The wreck was not discovered for several weeks after the crash (Mireles 2006). J. McDowell (32) Air Gunner RCAF. Brown# (35) Navigator, P/O G.A. No.76sq RAF - I.R.V. Westall (19) Air Gunner, G.Young (..), Flight Sgt M. Baxter (21), Target: Bochum, Germany Scattered debris from the crash is still visible in the park (Macha and Jordan 2002). Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. December 1943 Lyon (21) Observer,Sgt W.T. G.S. The CAA minutes are arranged chronologically by year and the CAB minutes are arranged by year and month. Wounded: Unterofficer H.F. Lange (23) Radio operator. J.F. On the last day of 1943, a Consolidated B-24D left Biggs Field in El Paso, Texas, on an in, strument training mission, and struck a hill west of Pine Top. Eckhoff## (26) Pilot RNoAF. Military aircraft losses during WWII 1943 Locations Fryslan & the Islands, (Arum, Franeker, Harlingen, Kimswerd, Terschelling, Vlieland, Witmarsum) PAGE UP. M.I.A: P/O R.E. K.I.A: Sgt D.R. 20-09-1943 21:45Lt At about 5000 meters of the ground, fired OBLT Linke with his guns on the Halifax. There are accident reports, ranging from a paragraph to a several page report, located in each month of the minutes. DK230/MP-A Much of the wreckage was removed in 1960, under a Special Use Permit (SNP, n.d.; Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006). Target: Leipzig, Germany. Target: Special mission "LEEK7" : Dropping secret agents in The Netherlands Target: He was taken to the Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, Maryland, where his condition was reported not serious." J. Atkinson (28) Flight Engineer, Sgt. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") 120019/Schwarze8 Fate: Was hit by enemy FLAK at the target area, on the way back to their homebase the B24 was intercepted by an Messerschmitt BF-110-G2 from the ZG26/1, flown by UFF. All three crew members who jumped from the plane survived: Engineer Corporal Roy W. Embanks was uninjured; Lieutenant Charles Goldblum (bombardier) slid down a steep slope and his parachute snagged on the rocks; and Flying Officer Maurice J. Cruikshank, Jr. (navigator), hit a steep slope and broke bones in his foot. P.O.W: H.E. All military transport accidents with 10 … June 26, 2016 at 10:04 a.m. On a sunny Sunday in 1943, Huntington Beach suffered its worst air disaster in a military accident that was largely forgotten until recently. McFarlane (22) Air Gunner, Sgt F.A. document.write(" "); Swan (24), F/O E.B. Berwick## (26) Flight Engineer, Flight Officer H. Burke### (27) Wireless operator. The aircraft struck a mountain (now named Mt. The Lancaster crashed into the North Sea 10Km North West of Terschelling. Fate: Shot down by enemy FLAK enroute their mission to Leipzig, The Lancaster crashed into the Wadden Sea 3Km SouthEast off Oosterend, Texel. JA714/CF-R Rue# (20) Air Gunner RAAF. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, ## Oslo, Norway. JOSEF HOLZMANN and crew. document.write(" "); An AT-6 crashed north of Paige Creek, just inside the park boundary, on December 28, 1942. 03/01/1943 Beaufort L9837 of 301 Ferry Training Unit crashed on landing at Moreton-in-Marsh and burnt out. Target: Skoda weapons factory at Pilsen, Tjechie-Slovakia. Cemetary : (Bolsward) Margraten Limburg, The Netherlands. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Additional information : Mindef, www.626-squadron.co.uk, aircrewremembered.com, www and others who wants to stay anonymous. Abbreviations : The Halifax was intercepted and shot down and crashed at 23:22Lt East of Terschelling near Formerum into the Waddensea . Additional comments. On December 24, 1944, a Cessna UC-78B Bobcat took off from Yuma Army Air Field to fly to Deming, New Mexico, with a pilot and two passengers. document.write(" "); Fudge (22) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, Sgt. AAIR, Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research, is a source of U. S. military aircraft accident reports, pictures of aircraft crash sites, MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) and individual aircraft history cards and historical research. document.write(" "); 138(SOE))sq = 138 Special Operation Executive Squadron, FLAK = Flugabwerekanone (Antiaircraft Gun), Flt.Off. Diggle (20), Sgt J.H. Target: Gelsenkirchen Chapman (24) Pilot, Sgt J. Condron (23) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, P/O R.F. document.write(" "); On December 23, 1943, a Boeing B-17G took off from Roswell Army Air Field in New Mexico, with three senior flight instructors on board. Target: Fieseler aircraft plant and Henschel plant at Kassel, Germany. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands. K.I.A: Flight officer M.G. M.I.A: G.A.Kinney (21) Tail Gunner, Sgt S. Martire (..) Back Turrut Gunner, Sgt R.E Sudberry (21) Waist Gunner Entzminger (..) Air Gunner, Tech.Sgt C.E. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Vlieland, The Netherlands. Twelve airmen died in the crash. Bombardier Second Lieutenant William F. McDonald immediately exited through the nose hatch, but the remaining crew and one passenger went down with the aircraft. personnel from eastern air stations to Montreal have sighted wreckage off the mouth of the Saguenay river, and it is feared the plane crashed into the St. Lawrence, R.C.A.F. A. Hughes (23) Air Gunner. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Cemetary : Makkum, The Netherlands. Bunting (20) Airgunner, Sgt. Fate: Crashed returning from a bombing mission at Bremen Germany, when the B-17F "Holy Mackeral" was hit by enemy FLAK that caused explosions on the plane. document.write(" "); The 1943 Saint-Donat Liberator III Crash was an aerial accident that killed 24 people‍—‌the worst accident in Canadian military aviation history. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") document.write(" "); On October 17, 1943, four P-47Ds were practicing high altitude formation flying when one was seen to enter a dive at 32,000 feet. M.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Fate: Hit by FLAK at Texel, crashed West of Harlingen into the Waddensea. document.write(" "); K.I.A: Sgt W.A. Small (..) Right Waist Gunner, Staff.Sgt J.Y. The accident was attributed to icing, and all five members of the crew were killed. Fate: The bomber was intercepted and shot down by an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Major ROLF LEUCHS and his crew (Claimed the Kill). Johnson (30) Pilot RNZAF, Sgt C. Risingham# (22) Navigator, Flight Officer I.N. document.write(" "); On 27 June 1943, a B-24 bomber collided with Koip Peak, located near the … document.write(" "); Booth (29) Air Gunner. The aircraft had apparently struck the mountain near the top of a 12,500 feet ridge, then slid down into the lake. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, The Netherlands. Remington, VA Private Plane Crashes, July 1983. K.I.A: Flight Officer N.J. Stanford (28) Pilot, Flt.Sgt. document.write(" "); Deck (20), N.W. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Ottawa, Oct. 21. Target: Exercises. Chapman (25) Air Gunner RAAF, Sg P.M. Cosgrove (..) Air Gunner, Flt.Sgt. B.K. Reynolds (19) Air Gunner, Sgt A.J.L. This operations where called: Gardening Why was the area so dangerous to fly in? The only combat-related aircraft loss reported herein is from WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, and involves a B-24D Liberator that crash landed on Atka Island, Alaska. Henderson (22), Sgt A.R. On December 5, 1943, a Consolidated B-24E disappeared over the Sierras on a celestial navigation flight with six crewmen on board. The engines and some fuselage pieces were retrieved by the Pima Air and Space Museum in 1979 (SNP, n.d.; Mireles 2006). W.J.Merrigan (20) Airgunner, Flt Sgt. On Monday December 06, 1943 a formation of three planes would depart from the Florence Army Air Base on a routine training mission. Since 1943, information gathered from a range of sources including website Oz At War reveals six other deadly military accidents involving aircraft in Queensland. Taylor (21) Flight Engineer RCAF, Flight Officer A.J Ellis# (23) Air Gunner RCAF, Sgn Leader J.E.R. Angus (..), Flt.Sgt. K.I.A: Sgt. The B-24D participated in 18 bombing missions in the Aleutian Islands. K.I.A: Sgt W.J. Target: Kassel, Germany Fate: During air combat hit several times and exploded in the air, killing the pilot direct and wounded the radio operator and crashed at 15:15Lt Northwest of Witmarsum. The wreckage was not discovered until June 13, 1957 (Macha and Jordan 2002). Danville, VA Private Plane Crash, Sep 1956. On August 1, 1944, six B-24 Liberators took off from Muroc Army Air Field for training in gunnery and formation flying. K.I.A: Sgt A.E. Cemetary : Makkum, # Nes Ameland, The Netherlands. document.write(" "); Lancaster Mk.I Fatalities. Buchanan (31) Pilot RAAF, P/O A.L. Smith (..) Air Gunner, Sgt T.E. Myrtle Beach, SC (Off Shore) Bomber Crash, June 1943. Fate: Intercepted by an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Luftwaffe Ace Hptm Helmut Lent and his crew. Hollywood, SC Mail Plane Crash Kills Two, Dec 1955. The B-24 was shot down and crashed at 14:40Lt 1Km South of Bolsward. Target: Naval instalation at Wilhelmhafen, Germany Bulger (..) Bomb Aimer, Tech.Sgt G.H. F. Cuffey (21) Airgunner (washed ashore northside of the afsluitdijk pole19 26-04-1943), Sgt. headquarters announced today. Aircraft accident reports can be found in the Minutes of Meetings of the Civil Aeronautics Authority 1938-40 and the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1940-78 (MLR A1 E-34A, boxes 1-511) in the Office of the Secretary. The partially mummified bodies of two airmen were found in 2005 and 2007, but the remains of the other two crewmen have yet to be found (Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006; Stekel 2010). if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Gell (22) Bomb-Airmer. As with … Jeffrey (30) Navigator, Sgt S.R.O Hermon (24) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, Sgt H.C. Duckmanton (24) Pilot RNzAF, Sgt B.J. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") K.I.A: Sgt W.A. Hawkins (25) Wireless operator, P/O C.W. Cemetary : German cemetary Ysselstein, The Netherlands. K.I.A: Flight officer M.G. K.I.A: Sgt J. Buntin (19) Tail Gunner, Sgt J.C. Owen (24) Air Gunner. August 1943 "Aviation Cadet Henry A. McGinnis, East Falls Church, Va., crashed within a block of his own home recently while on a routine training flight from the Naval Air Base at Anacostia. November 1943 A second incident involved a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Grumman F4F, which crashed on Anacapa Island on an unknown date during the WWII (Macha and Jordan 2002). McKinley (Figure 1). Thomson (22) Navigator. Cemetary : Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Cemetary : = Flight Officer, Flt.Sgt. Fate: Hit by German FLAK at Harlingen and crashed at 18:45Lt into the Wadden Sea near Roptazijl, North of Harlingen. document.write(" "); M.I.A: Flt.Sgt. The aircraft was flying in poor  isibility, about 200 feet above a paved road, and struck the eastern slope of Guadalupe Peak. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Harlingen, ## Pietersbierum, ### Nes Ameland, The Netherlands. Homebase : RAF Kelstern, Lincolnshire UK. 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