B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31672 / Buckeye Boomerang II

B-17 #42-31672 / Buckeye Boomerang IIzoom_in



MACR: 3411

Einsätze: 6


Geschichte der
B-17 42-31672 / Buckeye Boomerang II

Delivered Cheyenne 6/12/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Presque Is 2/1/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG Bassingbourn 23/1/44; Missing in Action 6m Stuttgart 20/3/44 with Frank Turk, Co-pilot: Franklin Whitcomb, tog-Chester Knowles, ttg-Dale Jackson, Ball turret gunner: Edmond Vogler, Waist gunner: Norman Pero, Waist gunner: Neil Gillis,Tail gunner: Tom Lardin (8 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Don Stairs (evaded capture – helped by French underground and back to UK 21/5/44); Navigator: Jim Grube (Killed in Action); flak and enemy aircraft KO’d #2 plus other damage, crashed St Ouen-le-Mauger, two miles SW of Bacqueville, 11 miles SW of Dieppe, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 3411. BUCKEYE BOOMERANG II.


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