B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3073 / Lightning Strikes

B-17 #42-3073 / Lightning Strikeszoom_in

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Hersteller:
Douglas

  • RCL: LL-A

MACR: 2463

Einsätze: 23

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-3073 / Lightning Strikes

Delivered Cheyenne 4/2/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG Bangor 13/4/43; delivered UK, transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-A] Bassingbourn 22/4/43; Missing in Action 23m Gutersloh (Gütersloh) 21/2/44 with Bill Gibbons, Co-pilot: Clyde McCallum, Navigator: Don Shea, Bombardier: Wilf Conlon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Parsons, Radio Operator: Bill Doupance, Ball turret gunner: Julius Edwards, Waist gunner: Jack Bowen, Waist gunner: Clarry Bateman,Tail gunner: Paul Goecke (10 Prisoner of War); separate enemy aircraft attacks KO’d #3 & #4 plus wings on fire, crash landed target area, near Herford, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2463. LIGHTNING STRIKES.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 9. September 2020

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B-17 42-3073 / Lightning Strikes Details

B-17 #42-3073 ‚Lightning Strikes‘ ist links. Rechts ist B-17 #42-5729 ‚Buccaneer‘ zu sehen.
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B-17 42-3073 / Lightning Strikes Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT William F. Gibbons POW
CP 2LT Clyde C. McCallum POW
BOMB 1LT Wilfred P. Conlon POW
ENG/TT T/SGT John P. Parsons POW
RO T/SGT William O. Doupance POW
BT SGT Clarence R. Bateman POW
WG S/SGT Julius E. Edwards POW
WG SGT Jack W. Bowen POW
TG S/SGT Paul E. Goecke POW

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