B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32009 / Buffalo Gal aka Black Cat 13

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-32009 / Buffalo Gal aka Black Cat 13

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: LN-X

MACR: 8174

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-32009 / Buffalo Gal aka Black Cat 13

Delivered Denver 15/1/44; Gr Island 29/1/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-X] Thorpe Abbotts 14/2/44; Missing in Action Brussels 28/7/44 with Albert Spear, Co-pilot: Stan Diamond, Navigator: John Spillane, Bombardier: C.P. Pate, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Pieczynski, Radio Operator: Art Marshall, Ball turret gunner: Arthur Gens,Tail gunner: Bob Bass (8 Killed in Action); Waist gunner: Rob Gill (RTD- picked up by ASR); mid air coll with 42-97621 (100BG), the fuselage snapped in half and crashed in North Sea off Lowestoft, Sfk; Missing Air Crew Report 8174. BUFFALO GAL aka BLACK CAT 13.

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B-17 42-32009 / Buffalo Gal aka Black Cat 13 Details

Kollision in der Luft mit B-17 42-97621 am 28. Juli 1944. Rumpf zerbrach bei der Kollision in zwei Hälften.

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B-17 42-32009 / Buffalo Gal aka Black Cat 13 Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P2LTAlbert S. SpearKIA
CP2LTStanley S. DiamondKIA
BOMBS/SGTCharlie P. PateKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTRaymond A. PieczynskiKIA
ROT/SGTArthur A. MarshallKIA
BTS/SGTArthur V. GensKIA
WGS/SGTRobbie L. GillRTDpicked up by ASR
TGS/SGTRobert D. BassKIA

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