Geschichte der
B-17 #42-31540 / Miss Donna Mae II

Delivered Cheyenne 16/11/43; Kearney 3/12/43; Cleveland 9/12/43; Syracuse 11/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Prestwick 19/12/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-A] Rougham 20/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 19/5/44 with Marion Reid, Co-pilot: Lew Carter, Navigator: Roger Tessier, Bombardier: Stan Duffield, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lee Kieffer, Radio Operator: John Boone, Ball turret gunner: Ludwig Huth, Waist gunner: Jim Kalahar, Waist gunner: Dick Brennan,Tail gunner: Willard Christensen, obs-T/Sgt John Davis (11 Killed in Action); hit by bombs from 42-97791 (94BG) above knocking off left horizontal stabilizer, then wing broke off as it spun to earth, crashed Oderbergerstrasse, Berlin, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4946. MISS DONNA MAE.

Details 42-31540 / Miss Donna Mae II

Wurde von einer 1000-Pfund-Bomber der darüber fliegenden B-17 #42-97791 ‚Trudy‘ getroffen und stürzte ab. Alle 11 Besatzungsmitglieder kamen dabei ums leben.

Crew 42-31540 / Miss Donna Mae II

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTMarion U. ReidKIA
CP2LTLewis T. CarterKIA
BOMB2LTStanley D. DuffieldKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTLee Z. KiefferKIA
ROT/SGTJohn F. BooneKIA
BTS/SGTLudwig H. HuthKIA
WGS/SGTJames A. KalaharKIA
WGS/SGTRichard E. BrennanKIA
TGS/SGTWillard M. ChristensenKIA
---T/SGTJohn B. DavisKIARO

- Werbung/Advertisement -

  1. von Tom Griffith am 03. Juni 2019 14:33 Uhr

    Umm…it doesn’t change the story, but please correct the statement where it says the „knocking off left rudder“ – it was the left horizontal stabilizer.

    It has only ONE rudder and it’s still 100% intact, as one can see from the photos.

    This is an easy fix on your part!

    Antworten

    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 03. Juni 2019 16:27 Uhr

      Thank you Tom!
      I fixed it 🙂

      Antworten

Leave a comment



** = Deine Email bleibt geheim / Your email will not published.