B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24558 / Hunga Dunga

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24558 / Hunga Dunga


  • RCL: VK-F

MACR: 15149


Geschichte der
B-17 41-24558 / Hunga Dunga

Assigned to the 358BS/303BG [VK-F] at Bangor. Maine on 14-Oct-42; arrived at Molesworth, UK on 16-Oct-42; Missing in Action Vegasack 18-Mar-43 when it was attacked by enemy aircraft near Helgoland. Germany and flak near Wilhelmshaven, crashed on the flats on the Jadebusen (Jade Bight), near Wilhelmshaven, Germany on a mission to bomb the port facilities at Vegesack, Germany. The crew had been sent to the 303BG from the 92BG as a replacement crew. 5KIA 5POW. Missing Air Crew Report 15149. 

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 4. September 2017


B-17 41-24558 / Hunga Dunga Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Charles N. Austin POW
CP 1LT Norbert B. Feldman KIA
BOMB 1LT Robert A. Coltrane KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT Samuel O. Snipes POW
RO S/SGT Bernard A. Gergash POW
BT S/SGT Alex Le Blanc KIA
WG SGT Eugene W. Eckard POW
WG S/SGT Delbert Mikkelsen KIA
TG SGT Fred O. Deal KIA

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