B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31596

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31596

Hersteller:
Boeing

MACR: 3004

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-31596

Delivered Cheyenne 27/11/43; Billings 29/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG Glatton 26/12/44; MIA Achmer 21/2/44 {1st group loss} Pilot: Llewellyn Bredeson, Co-Pilot: George Barnes, Navigator: Bob Whitby, Bombardier: Sam Kalman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Collins, Radio Operator: Len Luchonak, Ball Turret Gunner: John Lewis, Waist Gunner: Walt Jutze, Waist Gunner: Louis Rigaud (9POW); Tail Gunner: Bill Schenkel (KIA); flak hits & Enemy aircraft, crashed Bottorf, four miles W of Quackenbruck, Germany. MACR 3004.

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B-17 42-31596 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Llewellyn G. Bredeson POW
CP 2LT George M. Barnes POW
BOMB 2LT Samuel L. Kalman POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Howard R Collins POW
RO PVT Leonard V. Luchonock POW
BT SGT Walter J. Jutze POW
WG SGT Louis P. Rigaud POW
WG SGT John F. Lewis POW
TG PVT William H. Schenkel KIA

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