B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30002 / Damifino aka The WAAC Hunter

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30002 / Damifino aka The WAAC Hunter

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: XR-F

MACR: 680

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-30002 / Damifino aka The WAAC Hunter

Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Gore 17/4/43; Hamilton 28/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 19/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-F] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with Henry Shotland, Co-pilot: Chas Thompson, Navigator: Tom Doran, Bombardier: Bill Harrison, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lloyd Field, Radio Operator: Ed Kussman, Ball turret gunner: Larry Capdeville, Waist gunner: John Keegan, Waist gunner: Roy Butler (9 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Foster Compton (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft hit wing which caught fire, crashed Boxheierhof, SE of Burstadt, 10 miles N of Mannheim, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 680. DAMIFINO aka THE WAAC HUNTER.

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B-17 42-30002 / Damifino aka The WAAC Hunter Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Henry P. Shotland POW
CP 2LT Charles R. Thompsen POW
BOMB 2LT William J. Harrison POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Lloyd E. Field POW
RO T/SGT Edward M. Kussmann POW
BT S/SGT Lawrence E. Capdeville POW
WG S/SGT Roy L. Butler POW
WG S/SGT John J. Keegan POW
TG S/SGT Foster Compton KIA

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