B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

B-17 #42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann IIIzoom_in

Quelle:
By United States Army Air Forces [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: BG-B, WF-O

MACR: 304

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; New Castle 6/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Alconbury 15/4/43 PATSY ANN; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 5m, transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-O] Chelveston 17/6/43; Missing in Action Gilze Rijen 19/8/43 with Ralph Miller,Tail gunner: Emil Radosevich (2 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: John Meade, Navigator: Don McGowan, Bombardier: Joe McGinley, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bynum Crabtree, Radio Operator: Fulton Horn, Ball turret gunner: Alby Miller, Waist gunner: Bill Crough, Waist gunner: Edgar Loft (8 Killed in Action); flak hit snapped off fuselage aft of radio room, crashed in River Scheldt, four miles E of Flushing, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 304. LADY LIBERTY.

B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III Details

B-17F 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

Made just a few seconds before the plane was hit by Nazi flak, this photo shows the Fortress „Lady Liberty“, flying in formation over occupied Europe. The faces of the pilot, Lt. Ralph R. Miller, Chicago, the bombardier and navigator are plainly visible. A waist gunner can also be seen at his post.

Wenig später wurde #42-29807 / Lady Liberty von der Flak getroffen und stürzte ab.

B-17F 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

B-17F 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

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B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTRalph R. MillerPOW
CP2LTJohn F. MeadeKIA
BOMB2LTJoseph M. McGinleyKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTByrum G. CrabtreeKIA
ROT/SGTFulton F. HornKIA
BTS/SGTAlbert F. MillerKIA
WGSGTWilliam J. CrouchKIA
WGS/SGTEdgar G. LottKIA
TGS/SGTEmil RadosevichPOW

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