B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31537 / Buffalo Gal aka Randie Lou aka Friday the 13th

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31537 / Buffalo Gal aka Randie Lou aka Friday the 13th

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  • RCL: XM-B, LN-S
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B-17 42-31537 / Buffalo Gal aka Randie Lou aka Friday the 13th

Delivered Cheyenne 19/11/43; Kearney 2/12/43; Presque Is 10/12/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-B] Rougham 23/12/43 FRIDAY THE 13TH; transferred 350BS/100BG [LN-S] Thorpe Abbotts 24/12/43; 349BS [XR- ]; ran out of gas on Ruhland mission 21/6/44 with Lt Chadwick, force landed Kiev, Russia; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Bill Fitzroy, Navigator: Floyd Hartman, Ball turret gunner: Bernie Spragg, Waist gunner: Frank Buschmeier,Tail gunner: Joe O’Donnell (5 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Bob Dykeman, Bombardier: Floyd Douglas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ira Arnold, Radio Operator: Carmine Roberto (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Pauschrau, S of Merseburg, Ger. (perhaps to be identified as „Punschrau“, 51° 8′ 23″ N / 11° 40′ 42″ E). Missing Air Crew Report 7809. RANDY LOU aka BUFFALO GAL.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 24. Januar 2018

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