B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102581 / Lonesome Polecat

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102581 / Lonesome Polecat

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: IN-L

MACR: 5306

Einsätze: 3

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-102581 / Lonesome Polecat

Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-L] Deenethorpe 29/4/44; Missing in Action Dessau 28/5/44 with Paul Scharff, Co-pilot: Chas Eckert, Bombardier: Bob Hoover, Waist gunner: Roscoe Tomlinson (4 Killed in Action); Navigator: Bernie Schwartz, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dick Karl, Radio Operator: Bob Strong, Ball turret gunner: Chas Bedell, Waist gunner: Fred Pynigar,Tail gunner: Jim Smallin (6 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Glienecke, 23 miles E of Burg, due N of Magdeburg; Missing Air Crew Report 5306. LONESOME POLECAT.

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B-17 42-102581 / Lonesome Polecat Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTPaul F. ScharffKIA
CP2LTCharles A. EckertKIA
BOMB2LTRobert E. HooverKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTRichard X. KarlPOW
ROSGTRobert C. StrongPOW
BTS/SGTCharles H. BedellPOW
WGS/SGTRoscoe P. TomlinsonKIA
WGSGTFrederick C. PynigarPOW
TGS/SGTJames K. SmallinPOW

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