Re:Lt. Sparrow and Lambsy Divey Crew
the information of the MACR 8859:
Statement of: Captain Lester Bridges, 0-351581, A/C 238 Y, taken at interregation.
At approximately 1126 hours, aircraft 44-40170 was hit by flak over Misburg, Germany(target), number 3 and number 2 engines were hit and Lt Sparrow dropped back out of formation at 1128 hours, at 1131 hours aircraft 40-40170 went down spining and 4 chutes were seen immediately after leaving target.
We also have a picture of the grave of Robert W Sparrow who's buried at the American War Cemetery of Ardennes on Plot B, Row 19, Grave 8, I have attached the photograph, taken 2 years ago.
Dennis and Gerda