310thBG,379thBS, (321stBG,445thBS,) S/Sgt Todd Barneycastle (KIA)
BARNEYCASTLE, Todd (NMI), S/Sgt., Tail-Gunner, Enlistment Service #: 18117439
KILLED IN ACTION on 01 February 1944~On a Sea Sweep Bombing Mission, Port of Departure of Gambut, as the formation flew broadside, over a three enemy ship convoy, it is believed that A/C # 42-64770 was hit by Flak as it was crossing the ships. When last seen, it was burning at either the left engine or the left gas tank. It crashed heavily into the sea about 30 seconds.........
later, nose down at about a 25 degree angle.
A/C # 42-64770 (MACR 2815)
P: Slater, Edmund N., 2Lt.~FOD
CP: Huttemann, Gustave (NMI), 2Lt.~FOD
B-N: Thorne, Dudley P., 2Lt.~FOD
RG: Pyles, Deane E., S/Sgt.~FOD
G: McConnell, Walter J., S/Sgt~FOD
TailG: Barneycastle, Todd (NMI), S/Sgt.~FOD
Owner: Barbi Ennis Connolly
Size: 1 item