B17 F JW*P (Serial 42-30423) Margriet ? crashed at Koersel on 4-feb-1944
Pilot: Lawrence H. COOK 2 Lt 0-804618 P/W
Co-pilot: Robert B. BANGS 2 Lt 0-754310 P/W
Navigator: Donald H. CAYLOR 2 Lt 0-747079 KIA
Bomb Aimer: Emmett H. BELL 2 Lt 0-735248 P/W
Marconist: Jay JOYCE S/Sgt 35435819 P/W
Top turret: John BOOTH S/Sgt 13096872 P/W
Ball turret: John KYLER Sgt 32830356 P/W
Waist gun L.: Milo E. BLAKELY Sgt 39307023 MIA
Waist gun R.: John J. ALEXANDER Sgt 32363852 P/W
Tail gun: Thomas J. MIKULKA Sgt 32720108 MIA
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