Irwin G. Sewell
30 JAN 2015
Airman: u050046.htm Surname: Sewell Init: I G Rank: S/Sgt Service: USAAF Sqdn: 333
P_link: p194.htm Plane: B17 42-30450 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea
Crash_d: d260743 Buried_d: b280943 C_link: c050.htm At_Next: Lemvig
Den 26. juli 1943 kl. 14.43 blev et amerikansk bombefly skudt ned over Helgolands-bugten (omkring her). Kun 1 flyver overlevede. (Kilde: FAF)
Staff Sergeant Irwin G. Sewell var Right Waist Gunner på
B17 42-30450. Den 22. september 1943 blev han fundet
drevet ind ved Strandlen 38 (her).
On 26 July 1943 at 14.43 hours an American bomber was shot down over the Bay of Heligoland (about here). Only 1 airman survived. (Source: FAF)
Staff Sergeant Irwin G. Sewell was the Right Waist Gunner of
B17 42-30450. On 22 September 1943 he was found
washed ashore in Beach Area 38 (here).
2 airmen from B17 42-30450 were buried in Lemvig and 1 in Esbjerg. 2 were buried in BELGIUM and 4 have no known grave. 1 airman became a POW.
a drawing of the crew
of a B-17 *
Photo of a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk *
B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition and the story of a Ball