B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29555 / Centaur

B-17 #42-29555 / Centaurzoom_in

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: JJ-Y/D

MACR: 906

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-29555 / Centaur

Delivered Denver 3/1/43; Salina 9/1/43; Tinker 26/2/43; Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ-Y/D] Chelveston 6/4/43; Missing in Action Hannover 28/9/43 with Capt Harvey Rodgers, Radio Operator: Frank Lang, Waist gunner: Joe Lickose, Waist gunner: Marvin Sirus (4 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: Lou Bower, Navigator: George McClintic, Bombardier: Curtis Reese, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Yozgadlian, Ball turret gunner: Joe Mahoney,Tail gunner: Malvern Heatherington{never found} (6 Killed in Action); shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Landringhausen, S of Wunsdortf, 11 miles SW of Hannover, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 906. (First B-17 lost on night mission). CENTAUR.

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B-17 42-29555 / Centaur Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P CPT Harvey B. Rodgers POW
CP F/O Louis F. Bower KIA
BOMB 1LT Curtis A. Reese KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Edward Yozgadlian KIA
RO SGT Frank E. Lang POW
BT S/SGT Joseph P. Mahoney KIA
WG T/SGT Joseph Lickose POW
WG S/SGT Marvin Sirus POW
TG S/SGT Melvern W. Heatherington KIA
OBS 2LT G. M. Ash KIA

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