B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31193 / Little Boots

B-17 #42-31193 / Little Bootszoom_in



  • RCL: IY-B

MACR: 2274


Geschichte der
B-17 42-31193 / Little Boots

Delivered Cheyenne 29/9/43; Gt Falls 14/10/43; Scott 21/10/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-B] Deenethorpe 4/11/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Capt. Robert Beers, Co-pilot: Howard Byrne, Navigator: Harry Gershon, Bombardier: Bill Ritch, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clarry Young (5 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Nunzio Paola, Ball turret gunner: Allen Craft, Waist gunner: Franklin Grigg, Waist gunner: Ken Lynn, Tail gunner: John Turvey (5 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d #3, wing on fire, crashed Worms, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2274. LITTLE BOOTS.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 11. Februar 2024


B-17 42-31193 / Little Boots Details


B-17 42-31193 / Little Boots Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P CPT Robert W. Beers POW
CP 1LT Howard E. Byrne POW
BOMB 1LT William L. Ritch POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Clarence E. Young POW
RO SGT Nunzio Paola KIA
BT S/SGT Allen H. Craft KIA
WG S/SGT Franklin M. Grigg KIA
WG S/SGT Kenneth J. Lynn KIA
TG S/SGT John E. Turvy KIA

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