B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30038 / Bar Fly

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30038 / Bar Fly


  • RCL: XR-D

MACR: 270


Geschichte der
B-17 42-30038 / Bar Fly

Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 4/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 27/5/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-D] Thorpe Abbotts 30/5/43; Missing in Action convoy attack 25/6/43 with Paul Schmalenbach, Co-pilot: George Cox, Bombardier: Jack Clark, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gene Beck, Waist gunner: Tony Russo,Tail gunner: Lew Priegel (6 Killed in Action); Navigator: John Brown, Radio Operator: Frank Podbielski, Ball turret gunner: Norman Goodwin{wounded in attack and his left leg was amputated in hospital and RetUS}, Waist gunner: Bill Lucas (4 Prisoner of War); shot down by enemy aircraft, ditched 12 miles N of Wangerooge Is. Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 270. BAR FLY.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 12. Oktober 2017


B-17 42-30038 / Bar Fly Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Paul J. Schmalenbach KIA
CP F/O George W. Cox KIA
BOMB 2LT Jack L. Clark KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Eugene M. Beck KIA
RO T/SGT Frank J. Podbielski POW
BT S/SGT Norman C. Goodwin POW
WG SGT Anthony J. Russo KIA
WG S/SGT William C. Lucas POW
TG S/SGT Lewis W. Priegal KIA

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