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B-17 #42-30089 / Sunny

Delivered Cheyenne 9/4/43; Gore 13/4/43; Kearney 22/4/43; Denver 30/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 15/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-K] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Paris 3/9/43 with Rich King, Co-pilot: George Brykalski, Radio Operator: Bob McNight, Ball turret gunner: Rudie Harms, Waist gunner: Don Wise (5 Killed in Action); Navigator: Ernie Anderson, Bombardier: Ed Hovde{lost left leg at the hip}, Waist gunner: Jim Sides,Tail gunner: Heber Hogge (4 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Trafford Curry (evaded capture); flak hits in bomb bay and navigator’s compartment, crashed Beaumont, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 684. SUNNY.

Details 42-30089 / Sunny

Kollision in der Luft mit B-17 #42-30059 ‚Barker’s Burdens‘ am 03. September 1943. Die Wrackteile beider Maschinen trafen die tiefer fliegende B-17 #42-30035 ‚Torchy aka Pasadena‘, welches daraufhin ebenfalls abstürzte.

Crew 42-30089 / Sunny

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1st SGTRichard C. KingKIA
CPF/OGeorge D. BrykalskiKIA
BOMB2LTEdward H. HovdePOW
ENG/TTT/SGTTrafford L. CurryEVD
ROT/SGTRobert L. McKnightKIA
BTS/SGTRudolph H. HarmsKIA
WGS/SGTDonald E. WiseKIA
WGSGTJames M. SidesPOW
TGS/SGTHeber HoggePOW

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