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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89774
Last updated: 15 April 2021
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Date:25-DEC-1944
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H Liberator
Owner/operator:467 BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-95220
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Renglez (Rettigny) -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mission No 147 - Müsch-Mechernich-Hallschlag-Gerolstein
Shot down by enemy fighters; went into a spin and exploded in the air.
CREW 2Lt John E. SULLIVAN copilot - POW; 2Lt William W. TRUXES - pilot - POW, S/Sgt Burton HURWITZ radar operator- POW; F/O David J. COUNTEY navigator- KIA ; S/Sgt John N. ELLEFSON radio operator-KIA ; Sgt Alek ONISCHUK tail gunner- KIA; Sgt Stanley P. KOLY gunner - KIA; Sgt Peter Hardick engineer- KIA ; Sgt Walter WALINSKI gunner - KIA; Sgt Roland L. MOREHOUSE gunner - KIA

Sources:

http://ardennesavions45.blogspot.com/2011/01/equipage-b24-rettigny.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2011 15:00 ThW Added
12-Feb-2011 05:50 Anon. Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
26-Aug-2011 15:35 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 13:15 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]

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