B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102402

B-17 #42-102402zoom_in

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: SO-L

MACR: 4954

Einsätze: 10

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-102402

Delivered Cheyenne 29/2/44; Gr Island 11/3/44; Bangor 2/4/44; Assigned: 547BS/384BG [SO-L] Grafton Underwood 4/4/44; MIA Kiel 22/5/44 Pilot: Milton Castleman, Co-Pilot: Jack Hickey, Navigator: Gene Hepp, Bombardier: Ron Merkley, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Stevens, Radio Operator: John Hardman, Ball Turret Gunner: Herb Cook, Waist Gunner: John Markiewicz (8POW); Tail Gunner: John Fitch (KIA); flak KOd two engines and mech faults, crashed on farm near Rethwischfeld, 11 miles SW of Lubeck, Germany. MACR 4954.

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B-17 42-102402 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Milton Eugene Castleman POW
CP 2LT Jack Franklin Hickey POW
BOMB 2LT Ronald Charles Merkley POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Howard Orville Stevens POW
RO T/SGT John Bethany Hardman POW
BT S/SGT Herbert Arno Cook POW
WG S/SGT John Henry Markiewicz POW
TG S/SGT John Gilmore Gitch KIA

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