Date: 1944 Mar 29/29 A/C Type: B-17G   Fortress SN: 42-39950 Code: RD- A/C Nickname: Wampus Cat
 File: 454 Airforce: USAAF Sqn/Unit: 306 BG -423 BS Mission/Raid: Brunswick (Braunschweig)
1 Pilot 1Lt. Nelson W. Hardin    nine crew POW 9 RWG S/Sgt. Leo T. Jenks
2 Co-pilot 2Lt. Richard T. Knowles 10 TG Sgt.  Robert M. Richardson   KIA
3 Nav. 1Lt. John F. Huistra  11    
4 B 1Lt. Leo F. Barrows Jr. 12    
5 E T/Sgt. Ernest B. Jackson 13    
6 RO T/Sgt. Wendell W. May 14    
7 BTG S/Sgt. Ralph E. Moulis 15    
8 LWG S/Sgt. Joseph E. Dilley 16                    

Over target attacked by German fighters, killed the tail gunner. Damage to engines. On the return at low altitide, part of the crew bailed out near Aalsmeer, close to Schiphol airfield. The aircraft belly landed with three men on board northeast of Schiphol airfield under Amsterdam. Sgt. Richardson was buried in village Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. Nine crew POW.

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