B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31885 / Lovely Ladies

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31885 / Lovely Ladies

Hersteller:
Boeing

MACR: 8099

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-31885 / Lovely Ladies

Delivered Denver 30/12/43; Scott Fd 10/1/44; Savannah 12/1/44; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 25/1/44; {14m} transferred 20BS/2BG Amendola 28/3/44; Missing in Action Moravska Ostrova, Czech. 29/8/44 with Merrill Prentice, Co-pilot: Theo Heath, Bombardier: Bob Laux, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Herb Goodstein, Radio Operator: Ken Ellis, Ball turret gunner: Frank Balcerzak, Waist gunner: Leroy Johnson, Waist gunner: Claude Petrey,Tail gunner: Bob Fitch (9 Killed in Action); Navigator: Chas McVey (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft plus flak which blew off most of nose, crashed Vsetin, Czech. Missing Air Crew Report 8099. LOVELY LADIES.

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B-17 42-31885 / Lovely Ladies Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Merrill A. Prentice KIA
CP 2LT Theo Heath KIA
BOMB 2LT Robert A. Laux KIA
ENG/TT SGT Herbert S. Goodstein KIA
RO SGT Kenneth W. Ellis KIA
BT SGT Frank J. Balcerzak KIA
WG SGT Claude A. Petrey KIA
WG SGT Leroy E. Johnson KIA
TG SGT Robert E. Fitch KIA

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