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B-17 #42-3316 / Betty Boom aka Big Stinky

Delivered Denver 6/5/43; Kearney 29/5/43; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-F] Gt Ashfield 26/6/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 28/7/43 with Bill Storr, Co-pilot: Bob Blakely, Navigator: Clinton Weaver, Bombardier: Athel Miller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry McComb, Radio Operator: Walter Reep, Ball turret gunner: Joe Schipani, Waist gunner: Art Spicas, Waist gunner: Jim McDonough,Tail gunner: Jim Murphy (10 Killed in Action); coll with 42-30257 off Heligoland, ditched North Sea, Missing Air Crew Report 189B. BETTY BOOM aka BIG STINKY.

Details 42-3316 / Betty Boom aka Big Stinky

B-17 #42-30257 Lady Susie II wurde von FW-190 vom Unteroffizier Wilhelm Fest getroffen. Die Maschine verlor die Kontrolle und kollidierte mit der B-17 #42-3316 Betty Boom und gerieten in die Flugbahn von der B-17 #42-30285 Roundtrip Ticket.Alle drei Maschinen stürzten in die Nordsee.

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Crew 42-3316 / Betty Boom aka Big Stinky

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P---William StorrKIA
CP2LTRobert P. BlakelyKIA
BOMB2LTAthel J. MillerKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTHarry L. McCombKIA
ROT/SGTWalter T. ReepKIA
BTSGTJoseph T. SchipaniKIA
WGS/SGTArthur J. SpicasKIA
WGS/SGTJames F. McDonoughKIA
TGS/SGTJames R. MurphyKIA

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