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

Hersteller:
Boeing

MACR: 15502

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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.

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

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

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

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P CPT James A. Johnston KIA
CP CPT Doyle L. Dugger KIA
BOMB 1LT Shedrick B. Jones POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Clyde M. Bennett UNK
RO T/SGT Robert L. Stevenson POW
BT SGT Thomas D. McMahon POW
WG S/SGT Charles T. Tipton KIA
WG S/SGT John P. Morrison POW
TG SGT Fred J. Zdobylak POW

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