B-17G 44-8444 ‘Treble Four’ 836th BS – 487th BG
Date : 24-12-1944
Mission: Badenhaussen, an airport between Darmstadt and Francfurt in Germany.
Crash: At Englebermont, Neupré
Castle, Frederick W. Brig Gen O-319375 Air Leader/Copilot Died in crash
He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
Harriman, Robert W. 1st Lt O-695257 Pilot Died in crash
Auer, Edmund F. Captain O-795170 Navigator Survived
Biri, Paul L. 1st Lt O-667235 Bombardier Bailed out; Survived
MacArty, Henry P. 1st Lt O-712624 Dead Reckon Navigator Bailed out; Survived
Procopio, Bruno S. 1st Lt O-700148 Radar Navigator Wounded in aircraft; Bailed out;
Rowe, Claude L. 1st Lt O-819325 Officer Tail Gunner Wounded in aircraft; Bailed out;
Hudson, Lowell B. S/Sgt 16113290 Waist Gunner Bailed out; Landed in tree;
Jeffers, Quentin W. T/Sgt 16131444 Engineer Gunner Bailed out; Survived
Swain, Lawrence H. T/Sgt 39279733 Radio Operator Gunner Bailed out; Found dead