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The Crowcroft Crew


Crew Listing of B-29 Aircraft Tail Number 42-65350
6th Sqdn., 29th BG., 314th Wing, 20th AF., N. Field, Guam, 1944/1945

Number on Plane: 0-6
Original Name on Plane: Mission Belle
Any Other Name on Plane: ?
City Name on Plane: "City of Muncie (Ind)"
Date of Plane Arrival on Guam: Feb 1945
MACR: #14232
Accident Report:
> Air Crew < > Original Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
AC  1LT  Frank A Crowcroft  (KIA) 04/07/45 0738352   
2Lt  Andrew F Lueck  (KIA) 04/07/45 0778860   
RO  2Lt  Albert O Acuff  (KIA) 04/07/45 0382754   
2Lt  Charles A Henderson  (KIA) 04/07/45 0783094   
2Lt  Robert L Smith  (KIA) 04/07/45 02064351   
FE  2Lt  Melvin L Green  (C) 09/15/95 0866482   
ROM  SSgt  Donald E Combs  (KIA) 04/07/45 19129352   
CFC  Sgt  Douglas E Blom  (KIA) 04/07/45 39583411   
LG  Sgt  Leroy Siegel  (C) 09/15/95 12173013   
RG  Sgt  William E Price  (C) 07/05/02 36866918   
TG  Sgt  Boris B Wolf  (KIA) 04/07/45 6716517   
Number of Combat Missions Completed with this crew: 4

> Passengers <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
No Passengers

> Ground Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS
No Ground Crew Members entered
Status As of Date Shown: (C) Living; (D) Deceased; (U) Unknown; (KIA) Killed in Action; (KIT) Killed in Training


246 AAF BU Pratt, Crew #6-16
Mission to Nagoya, Aircraft rammed by fighter, seen diving toward ground, 1 parachute reported seen.
A/C 350 rammed by twin engine "Nick" from the 5th Sentai; pilot 2nd LT Kaoru Tsujimoto, Observer CPL Masayuki Kato.
1st RO, Richard T Copps, not on crew at time of crash


DOC 3-0074, 3-0075, 3-0187

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