B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37867 / Berlin Ambassador

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37867 / Berlin Ambassador

Hersteller:
Douglas

MACR: 3140

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B-17 42-37867 / Berlin Ambassador

Delivered Denver 24/9/43; Gr Island 7/10/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 15/10/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Gustav Hoehn, Navigator: Don Modarelli, Radio Operator: Byron Wiberg{wia, but died in hospital four days later}, Ball turret gunner: Pete Zaskiewicz (4 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: George Owens, Bombardier: Lieudell Bauer{evd but captured in Maastricht 31/3/44}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Rigdon, Waist gunner: Harlan Mann, Waist gunner: Ed Hincks,Tail gunner: Gerry Brinker (6 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Zwolle sportsground avoiding town, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 3140. BERLIN AMBASSADOR.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 17. August 2017

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B-17 42-37867 / Berlin Ambassador Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT George Gustav Hoehn KIA
CP 2LT George R. Owens POW
BOMB 2LT Lieudell E. Bauer EVD POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Charles C. Rigdon POW
RO T/SGT Byron A. Wiberg Jr. WIA Died
BT S/SGT Peter J. Zaskiewicz KIA
WG S/SGT Harlan S. Mann WIA POW
WG S/SGT Edward W. Hincks Jr. KIA Killed in the air
TG SGT Gerard F. Brinker POW

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