B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30779

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30779

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: WW-U

MACR: 815

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-30779

Delivered Cheyenne 28/7/43; Dyersburg 8/8/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-U] Thurleigh 18/9/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bill Lockyear, Co-pilot: Craig Powell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Rich, Radio Operator: Bernie Swift, Waist gunner: John Regan, Waist gunner: Ernie Gilbert,Tail gunner: Lester Kurk (7 Prisoner of War), Navigator: Paul Welton, Bombardier: Albt Nagy, Ball turret gunner: Alf Weiland (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft set fire to three engines, crashed Hammerstein, seven miles NW of Koblenz, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 815.

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B-17 42-30779 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Willard H. Lockyear POW
CP 1LT Craig S. Powell KIA
BOMB 1LT Albert J. Nagy POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Don C. Rich KIA
RO S/SGT Bernie A. Swift POW
BT S/SGT Alfred H. Wieland Jr POW
WG S/SGT John R. Regan POW
WG SGT Earnest J. Gilbert POW
TG S/SGT Lester J. Kurk POW

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