Geschichte der
B-17 #42-30035 / Torchy aka Pasadena

Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 4/5/43; Hill 11/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG 3/43; transferred 349BS/100BG [XR-H] Thorpe Abbotts 2/6/43; Missing in Action Paris 3/9/43 with Charles Winkleman, Co-pilot: Ralph Smith, Navigator: Bill Booth, Bombardier: Howard Harris, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Combs, Waist gunner: Mike D’Arcy, Waist gunner: Alf Zeoli (7 evaded capture), Radio Operator: Jean Ray, Ball turret gunner: Tom Cuccaro (2 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Ennis Bankhead (Killed in Action) when hit by two 100th ships’ debris following a mid-air collision when climbing, crashed France; No MACR. PASADENA NENA aka TORCHY.

Details 42-30035 / Torchy aka Pasadena

Flugzeug wurde von Wrackteilen der kollidierten B-17 #42-30059 ‚Barker’s Burdens‘ und #42-30089 ‚ Sunny‘ getroffen. B-17 #42-30035 ‚Torchy aka Pasadena‘ stürzte daraufhin ab.

Crew 42-30035 / Torchy aka Pasadena

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTCharles B. WinkelmanEVD
CP2LTRalph D. SmithEVD
BOMB2LTHoward M. HarrisEVD
ENG/TTT/SGTThomas E. CombsEVD
ROT/SGTJean E. RayPOW
BTS/SGTThomas L. CuccaroPOW
WGS/SGTMichael F. DarcyEVD
WGS/SGTAlfred J. ZeoliEVD
TGS/SGTEnnis M. BankheadKIA

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