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.

Crew 42-30779

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTWillard H. LockyearPOW
CP1LTCraig S. PowellKIA
BOMB1LTAlbert J. NagyPOW
ENG/TTS/SGTDon C. RichKIA
ROS/SGTBernie A. SwiftPOW
BTS/SGTAlfred H. Wieland JrPOW
WGS/SGTJohn R. ReganPOW
WGSGTEarnest J. GilbertPOW
TGS/SGTLester J. KurkPOW

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