B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107024

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107024

Hersteller:
Douglas

  • RCL: LN-B

MACR: 4234

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-107024

Delivered Tulsa 31/1/44; Gr Island 25/2/44; Presque Is 2/3/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-B] Thorpe Abbotts 6/3/44; Missing in Action Sottevast 28/4/44 with Col Bob Kelly[Gp CO], Co-pilot: Capt Bill Lakin, Navigator: Capt Joe Payne, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Brown, Waist gunner: John Spiker, obs-T/Sgt Delbert Barnhart{Fighter Gp} (6 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Maurice Cain, Radio Operator: Leo Cannon, Ball turret gunner: Albt Freitas,Tail gunner: Lt Herb Alf (5 Prisoner of War); two flak hits in nose, crashed Croix Jacob, S of Cherbourg, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 4234.

Veröffentlicht: 2. Oktober 2017 / Zuletzt aktualisiert: 2. Oktober 2017

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B-17 42-107024 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P COL Robert H. Kelly KIA Air Commander/GP CO
CP CPT William G. Lakin KIA
BOMB 1LT Maurice H. Cain POW
ENG/TT T/SGT James C. Brown KIA
RO T/SGT Leo R. Cannon POW
BT S/SGT Albert M. Freitas POW
WG S/SGT John N. Spiker KIA
WG S/SGT Joseph A. Richard POW
TG 2LT Herbert A. Alf POW
OBS T/SGT Delbert Barnhart KIA

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