B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107189 / 7th Son

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107189 / 7th Son

Hersteller:
Douglas

  • RCL: QJ-M

MACR: 4864

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-107189 / 7th Son

Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 29/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-M] Snetterton 11/4/44; MIA Brux 12/5/44 Pilot: Bob Simons, Co-Pilot: Horace Duncan, Navigator: Garnett Nelson, Bombardier: Jack Russell, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harland Paul, Radio Operator: Walt Keshal, Ball Turret Gunner: Joe Petrosky, Waist Gunner: Tony Russo, Waist Gunner: Ralph Good (9KIA); Tail Gunner: John Wethor (POW); Enemy aircraft killed both pilots in first pass, crashed Hofgnadental near Dauborn, six miles SE of Limburg, Germany. MACR 4864. 7TH SON.

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B-17 42-107189 / 7th Son Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Robert W. Simons KIA
CP 1LT Horace K. Duncan KIA
BOMB 1LT Jack R. Russell KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Harland B. Paul KIA
RO T/SGT Walter J. Keshel KIA
BT S/SGT Anthony N. Russo KIA
WG S/SGT Ralph E. Good, Jr. KIA
WG S/SGT Joseph R. Petrosky KIA
TG S/SGT John M. Wethor POW

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