B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31367 / Chow-Hound

B-17 #42-31367 / Chow-Houndzoom_in

Quelle:
www.fold3.com

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: LG-R

MACR: 8079

Einsätze: 50+

Werbung/Advertisement

Geschichte der
B-17 42-31367 / Chow-Hound

Delivered Cheyenne 25/10/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] Bassingbourn 25/1/44; Missing in Action 50+m Caen 8/8/44 with Jack Thompson, Co-pilot: Dave Nelson, Navigator: Chas Bacigalupa*, Bombardier: Chas Sherrill, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Kortebein (Korthbein?), Radio Operator: Blake Treece, Ball turret gunner: Warren Godsey, Waist gunner: Dick Collins,Tail gunner: Gerald Gillies (9 Killed in Action); flak hit in fuselage and blew aircraft in half, crashed Gelnannes, S of Alencon, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 8079. (* one record gives nav as Prisoner of War). CHOW-HOUND.

Werbung/Advertisement

B-17 42-31367 / Chow-Hound Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Jack R. Thompson KIA
CP 2LT David J. Nelson KIA Body discovered in 2004 and identified in 2006
BOMB 2LT Charles C. Sherrill KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Henry F. Kortebein KIA Body discovered in 2004 and identified in 2006
RO T/SGT Blake A. Treece, Jr. KIA Body discovered in 2004 and identified in 2006
BT SGT Warren D. Godsey KIA
WG SGT Richard R. Collins KIA
TG SGT Gerald F. Gillies KIA

Kommentar schreiben