Mission Number - Ferry Flight Date - 3/17/44 Day - Friday Day of Year - 77

Primary Target -  Secondary Target - 

Results - 

Aircraft Assigned -  Aircraft Dispersed -  Aircraft Over Target - 

#of Bombs Dropped -  Wt. of Bombs -  Type of Bombs -  Altitude of Drop - 

Fighter Escort
P38 Escort -  P47 Escort -  P51 Escort -  Spitfire Escort - 

Enemy Aircraft
 Claimed Destroyed -  Probably Destroyed -  Claimed Damaged - 

Anti Aircraft was -  Aircraft Lost - 1

Men Killed -  Men Wounded -  Men Missing in Action - 

Type of Target - 

Names of Crew Killed in Action
B-24H 42-52554 “RANGOON RAMBLER” 790th Sqdn
2nd Lt Edward J. Mosser, Pilot
2nd Lt Earl L. Houghton, Co-Pilot
2nd Lt Thomas M. Ford, Navigator
2nd Lt Robert H. Deaves, Bombardier
TSgt Luther E. Massey, Radio-Operator
SSgt Robert P. Waterman, Engineer
SSgt John K. Detwiler, Gunner
SSgt Anthony J. Gorczewski, Gunner
Sgt Gene S. Green, Gunner
Cpl Howard J. Kelly, Gunner

Names of Crew Missing in Action

Names of Crew Wounded in Action

Names of Crew Made Prisoners of War

Names of Crew Interned

Mission Narrative

Details of Aircraft Loss
B-24H 42-52554 “RANGOON RAMBLER” 790th Sqdn
Aircraft crashed into the Atlas mountains between Dakar and Marrakech in poor visibility while enroute to England. No survivors.

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