B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31723 / Sparky

B-17 #42-31723 / Sparkyzoom_in



  • RCL: XR-R

MACR: 7810


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.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 6. Januar 2018


B-17 42-31723 / Sparky Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Jackson E. Phelps KIA
CP 2LT Allan S. Rogers KIA
BOMB F/O Lyle L. Johnson KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Arthur E. Martin KIA
RO T/SGT Kenneth S. Goldfarb KIA
BT T/SGT Albert G. Wiggs KIA
WG S/SGT Marshall H. Dupliantis KIA
TG S/SGT Donald L. Beasley POW

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