Geschichte der
B-17 #41-24474 / Floozy

Assigned to 306BG/367BS at Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 17-Sep-42. Damaged by anti-aircraft fire over St. Nazaire, France while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at La Pallice, France. The aircraft was then attacked by German FW-190 fighters over the Bay of Biscay and the aircraft was ditched into the sea but floated long enough for crew members to extricate the wounded Top Turret Gunner, TSgt Lester D. Quandt from the aircraft. The Bombardier, 2Lt Kenneth H. Jones baled out over the sea, but was lost.1KIA 9POW MACR 16448.

Crew 41-24474 / Floozy

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTRalph J. GastonPOW
CP2LTDon H. EldridgePOW
BOMB2LTKenneth H. JonesKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTLester D. QuandtPOWWIA
ROSGTJohn B. JonesPOW
BTSGTRudolph GarciaPOW
WGS/SGTPercy C. BolingerPOW
WGSGTAlbert J. ContePOW
TGSGTJoseph A. DillardPOW

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