A/C: 41-24362

Date: 10/09/1942

No MACR was issued for this loss because the A/C ditched in the English Channel homeward bound. It was the 301st BG's first combat loss and the first successful ditching of an American aircraft in Europe.
Donald Swenson Pilot
Fred Bidelspach Co-pilot
Morton Hoerster Navigator
Alexander Cockersole Bombardier
Joseph Schwaller Eng/Gunner
Charles Irwin Gunner
Frank Sears Radio Oper
Millard Brock Ball Turrent
Forest Bertsch Waist Gunner
Glenn Doerr Gunner