B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38138

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38138

Hersteller:
Douglas

MACR: 3090

Einsätze: 6

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-38138

Delivered Denver 24/12/43; Gr Island 16/1/44; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 8/2/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/3/44 with Bill Lentz, Co-pilot: Phil Hiden, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Mike Miller, Ball turret gunner: Bob Bennett (4 Killed in Action); Navigator: Ken Hickey, Bombardier: John Pond, Radio Operator: Chas Deutsch, Waist gunner: John Olheiser, Waist gunner: Bob Perdue,Tail gunner: Merton Dewitt (6 Prisoner of War); mid-air coll with enemy aircraft, wreckage crashed Oegenbostel, two miles N of Wedemark, near Plumhof, N of Hanover, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 3090.

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B-17 42-38138 Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTWilliam Walter Lentz Jr.KIA
CP2LTPhillip Wallace Hiden Jr.KIA
BOMB2LTJohn Daniel PondPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTMichael MillerKIA
ROT/SGTCharles DeutschPOW
BTS/SGTRobert Ross Bennett Jr.KIA
WGS/SGTJohn Anthony OlheiserPOW
WGS/SGTRobert Howard PerduePOW
TGS/SGTMerton Clifford DeWittPOW

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