B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24474 / Floozy

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24474 / Floozy


MACR: 16448


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.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 31. Oktober 2017


B-17 41-24474 / Floozy Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Ralph J. Gaston POW
CP 2LT Don H. Eldridge POW
BOMB 2LT Kenneth H. Jones KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Lester D. Quandt POW WIA
RO SGT John B. Jones POW
BT SGT Rudolph Garcia POW
WG S/SGT Percy C. Bolinger POW
WG SGT Albert J. Conte POW
TG SGT Joseph A. Dillard POW

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