MACR 157

389th BG Missing Air Crew Report Details
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 42-40753
Aircraft Model B-24D-95-CO
Aircraft Letter: J
Aircraft Name: OLE KICKAPOO
Squadron: 564th BS
Location: East of Campina, Romania
Cause: AA, Crashed 3 miles SW of Campina in the Prahova river.
Notes: Hughes awarded MOH, and remaining crew received DSC for this mission.
Position Rank Name Fate Hometown
Pilot 2/Lt Hughes, Lloyd H. KIA Corpus Christi, TX
Co-Pilot 2/Lt Helder, Ronald H. KIA ???
Navigator 2/Lt Pear, Sidney A. KIA ???
Bombardier 2/Lt McLaughlin, John A. KIA ???
Engineer T/Sgt Mix, Joseph E. KIA ???
Radio T/Sgt Kase, Louis M. KIA ???
Waist S/Sgt Dalton, Malcom C. KIA ???
Waist S/Sgt Smith, Edmond H. POW ???
Tunnel S/Sgt Wilson, Avis K. KIA ???
Tail S/Sgt Hoff, Thomas A. POW ???
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