B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24471 / Four of a Kind

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24471 / Four of a Kind


MACR: 15502


Geschichte der
B-17 41-24471 / Four of a Kind

Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW- ] Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 2-Oct-42; Missing in Action 13-Jan-43 on a mission to bomb the railroad factories of Ateliers D’Hellemmes at Lille, France. Aircraft was sliced in two and the crew members were trapped in the tumbling sections but the survivors were either thrown clear or managed to scramble out. Arial Gunner Sgt. Thomas D. McMahon managed to evade capture until 24-Apr-43 when he was captured in Brussels, Belgium. 3KIA 7POW MACR 15502.

B-17 41-24471 / Four of a Kind Details

Kollision in der Luft mit B-17 #41-24498 am 13. Januar 1943.


B-17 41-24471 / Four of a Kind Crew

PCPTJames A. JohnstonKIA
CPCPTDoyle L. DuggerKIA
BOMB1LTShedrick B. JonesPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTClyde M. BennettUNK
ROT/SGTRobert L. StevensonPOW
BTSGTThomas D. McMahonPOW
WGS/SGTCharles T. TiptonKIA
WGS/SGTJohn P. MorrisonPOW
TGSGTFred J. ZdobylakPOW

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