B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37886 / Blitzing Betsy

B-17 #42-37886 / Blitzing Betsyzoom_in

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Hersteller:
Douglas

MACR: 3089

Einsätze: 29

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-37886 / Blitzing Betsy

Delivered Denver 2/10/43; Gr Island 21/10/43; ass 562BS/388BG Knettishall 25/10/43; MIA Berlin 6/3/44 Pilot: Lowell Watts{captured by civilians}, Co-Pilot: Bob Kennedy, Navigator: Emmett Murphy, Bombardier: Ed Kelley, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Ramsey, Radio Operator: Ivan Finkle (6POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Sweeney, Waist Gunner: Don Taylor, Waist Gunner: Ray Hess, Tail Gunner: Harry Brassfield (4KIA); Enemy aircraft attack, causing mid-air collision w/42-40054 (388BG), crashed near Zwartemeer, nr Emmen, Hol. MACR 3089. BLITZIN‘ BETTY.

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B-17 42-37886 / Blitzing Betsy Details

Kollision in der Luft mit der B-17 #42-40054 am 06. März 1944.

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B-17 42-37886 / Blitzing Betsy Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Lowell Hoyt Watts POW
CP 2LT Robert Maxwell Kennedy POW
BOMB 2LT Edward J. Kelley Jr. POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Joseph Bryan Ramsey POW
RO T/SGT Ivan Nathan Finkle POW
BT S/SGT Robert M. Sweeney KIA
WG S/SGT Donald Willis Taylor KIA
WG S/SGT Raymond Edwin Hess KIA
TG S/SGT Harold Adrian Brassfield KIA

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