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.

Details 42-37886 / Blitzing Betsy

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

Crew 42-37886 / Blitzing Betsy

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTLowell Hoyt WattsPOW
CP2LTRobert Maxwell KennedyPOW
BOMB2LTEdward J. Kelley Jr.POW
ENG/TTT/SGTJoseph Bryan RamseyPOW
ROT/SGTIvan Nathan FinklePOW
BTS/SGTRobert M. SweeneyKIA
WGS/SGTDonald Willis TaylorKIA
WGS/SGTRaymond Edwin HessKIA
TGS/SGTHarold Adrian BrassfieldKIA

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