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The Musser Crew


Crew Listing of B-29 Aircraft Tail Number 42-93905
43rd Sqdn., 29th BG., 314th Wing, 20th AF., N. Field, Guam, 1944/1945

Number on Plane: 0-26
Original Name on Plane: ?
Any Other Name on Plane: ?
City Name on Plane: ?
Date of Plane Arrival on Guam: Feb 1945
MACR: #12972
Accident Report:
> Air Crew < > Original Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
AC  Cpt  John J Musser  (KIA) 03/10/45 0667093   
2Lt  Robert K Reger  (KIA) 03/10/45 0778561   
RO  2Lt  Eugene A Homyak  (KIA) 05/26/45 2065769   
1lt  Frank B Whayman, Jr.  (KIA) 03/10/45 0685908   
2Lt  John A Schur  (KIA) 03/10/45 02063483   
FE  TSgt  Paul J Simmons  (KIA) 03/10/45 18035592   
ROM  Cpl  Dean A Arnold  (KIA) 03/10/45 36171995   
CFC  Cpl  Jack D Krone  (KIA)  33846412   
LG  Cpl  Robert M Peterson  (KIA) 03/10/45 31440402   
RG  Cpl  Reginald T Rosser  (KIA) 03/10/45 33645930   
TG  Cpl  Donald L Osterholm  (KIA) 03/10/45 37680105   
Number of Combat Missions Completed with this crew: 1

> Passengers <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
Pos 1 Cpt  Clarence Holman, Jr.  (KIA) 03/10/45 0-377851   

> Ground Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS
CC  SSgt  Morton Friedberg    12143589   
ACC  SSgt  Roy Klein    15101455   
GC  SSgt  John Socha    36380455   
GC  Sgt  Walter Karrs    33393651   
GC  Sgt  George Savlik    32768858   
GC  PFC  William Trussell    6279630   
No Ground Crew Members entered
Status As of Date Shown: (C) Living; (D) Deceased; (U) Unknown; (KIA) Killed in Action; (KIT) Killed in Training


Crew #43-13
Cpt Clarence P. Holman, Jr., Asst Grp operations officer on board as observer
Mission #40, Shot down by AA fire, crashed in Shimo-Mitsugao, Fukuda Village, Higashi - Katsushika County Chiba Perfecture, 10 KIA during Incendiary Raid on Tokyo Japan.
Cpl Jack Krone & 2Lt Eugine A. Homyak captured. They were burned to death in Tokyo Army prosin fire on 25th May, 1945.


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