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B-17 #42-30059 / Barker’s Burdens

Delivered Cheyenne 5/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 16/5/43; Wendover 21/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-G] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Paris 3/9/43 with Chas Floyd, Co-pilot: Jack Boyd, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Neal, Radio Operator: Theo Price, Ball turret gunner: Earl Griggs, Waist gunner: Pete Theodore, Waist gunner: Dale Huffer,Tail gunner: John Williams (8 Killed in Action); Navigator: Bob Rosenburg, B-Frank Coon (2 Prisoner of War); hit in #3 engine by aircraft above 42-30089 then crashed Beaumont, near Evreux, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 685. BARKER’S BURDEN.

Details 42-30059 / Barker’s Burdens

Kollision in der Luft mit B-17 #42-30089 ‚Sunny‘ am 03. September 1943. Die Wrackteile beider Maschinen trafen die tiefer fliegende B-17 #42-30035 ‚Torchy aka Pasadena‘, welches daraufhin ebenfalls abstürzte.

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