Geschichte der
B-17 #42-31723 / Sparky

Delivered Denver 12/12/43; Kearney 31/12/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-R] Thorpe Abbotts 15/2/44; on Augsburg mission 16/3/44 Radio Operator: Sherwyn Meyers (KIA-pilot was Clem Cowan); Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Jackson Phelps, Co-pilot: Alan Rogers, Navigator: Paul Durborow, Bombardier: Lyle Johnson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Art Martin, Radio Operator: Ken Goldfarb, Ball turret gunner: Albt Wiggs, Waist gunner: Marshall Duplantis (8 Killed in Action);Tail gunner: Don Beasley (Prisoner of War); hit by flak, lagged behind and shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Bad Kosen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 7810. SPARKY.

Crew 42-31723 / Sparky

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTJackson E. PhelpsKIA
CP2LTAllan S. RogersKIA
BOMBF/OLyle L. JohnsonKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTArthur E. MartinKIA
ROT/SGTKenneth S. GoldfarbKIA
BTT/SGTAlbert G. WiggsKIA
WGS/SGTMarshall H. DupliantisKIA
TGS/SGTDonald L. BeasleyPOW

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