Date: 1944 Aug  15/15 A/C Type: B-17G  Fortress SN: 42-107135 Code: -N A/C Nickname: Homesick Angel
 File: 616 Airforce: USAAF Sqn/Unit: 385 BG - 549 BS Mission/Raid: Handorf Airfield near Munster
1 Pilot 1Lt. Neil W. Rosener        whole crew POW 9 RWG S/Sgt. Joseph L. Lopes
2 Co-pilot 1Lt. Lester Esterman 10 TG S/Sgt. Clarence A. Dosser
3 Nav. 2Lt. George F. Flynn 11    
4 B 2Lt. Hubert E. Graves 12    
5 E T/Sgt. Roland J. Reid 13    
6 RO T/Sgt. Clifford J. Peek 14    
7 BTG T/Sgt. Laverne E. Rohrbach 15    
8 LWG S/Sgt. Harold C. Fiscus  16                    

Aircraft dropped behind formation at 12:00h after the group had bombed the airfield, with no.3 and no.4 motor out, but plane was still under control. Flying low over Lake IJsselmeer (Old Zuyder Sea), the light Flak on the boats of the German Wassersch├╝tzpolizei (Waffen-SS and Water Police) finished her off and the bomber made a succesfully belly landing in the water off Enkhuizen.
 


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