B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3140 / Patty Ann II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3140 / Patty Ann II


  • RCL: RQ-P

MACR: 1550


Geschichte der
B-17 42-3140 / Patty Ann II

Delivered Long Beach 23/2/43; Patterson 17/4/43; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-P] Polebrook 23/4/43; Missing in Action 19m Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Capt Eugene Harris, Co-pilot: Jim O’Donoghue, Navigator: Tom Briscoe, Bombardier: John McLain, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Tigue, Waist gunner: Harry Mellott,Tail gunner: Mitch Miles (7 Killed in Action), Radio Operator: Orville Click, Ball turret gunner: Ray Smith, Waist gunner: Paul Lucyk (3 Returned to Duty); lost two engines through mechanical problems, but safely ditched Channel, however only three survived when rescue came nearly three days later. Missing Air Crew Report 1550. PATTY ANN II.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 19. Juli 2017


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