B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31930

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31930


  • RCL: IN-M

MACR: 2660

Einsätze: 1


Geschichte der
B-17 42-31930

Delivered Cheyenne 6/1/44; Kearney 14/1/44; New Castle 24/1/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-M] Deenethorpe 7/2/44; Missing in Action Oschersleben 22/2/44 with Loy Shanks, Co-pilot: Alf Mayne, Navigator: Ed Wenrich, Bombardier: Tom Edkin, Radio Operator: Mario Santangelo, Ball turret gunner: Hardney Gibson, Waist gunner: Glen Hauck, Waist gunner: Fred Anderson, Tail gunner: Harry Rodgers (9 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Jarrett (KIA-took the spare chute, after giving his own to Shanks, but it failed to open); enemy aircraft KO’d two engines, crashed Luchtringen, due W of Hoxter, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2660.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 10. April 2018


B-17 42-31930 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Loy M. Shanks POW
CP 2LT Alfred P. Mayne POW
BOMB 2LT Thomas H. Edkins POW
ENG/TT S/SGT William H. Jarrett KIA
RO S/SGT Mario N. Santangelo POW
BT SGT Hardney A. Gibson POW
WG SGT Henry J. Floback POW
WG SGT August E. Angeli POW
TG SGT Harold E. Rodgers POW

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