Geschichte der
B-17 #42-39873 / Stormy Weather

Delivered Long Beach 26/9/43; Harvard 8/10/43; Scott 22/10/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-Q] Deenethorpe 26/10/43; Missing in Action Orleans 1/8/44 with Gerald Melofchick, Co-pilot: Jim Pratt, Navigator: Dick Tyson, Bombardier: Hughlon Grisham, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Herb Pressman, Radio Operator: Leland Tracy, Ball turret gunner: Lyle Wheaton (7 Killed in Action); Waist gunner: Harry Mapes,Tail gunner: Jim Bosarth (2 Prisoner of War); flak & mid-air coll with 43-37859 (401BG), crashed Le Cros, N of Chartres, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 7824. STORMY WEATHER.

Details 42-39873 / Stormy Weather

Wurde von der Flak getroffen und kollidierte danach mit der B-17 #43-37859 ‚Jeanne‘.

Crew 42-39873 / Stormy Weather

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTGerald J. MelofchikKIA
CP2LTJames E. PrattKIA
BOMB2LTHughlon K. GrishamKIA
ENG/TTS/SGTHerbert PressmanKIA
ROS/SGTLeland B. TracyKIA
BTSGTLyle P. WheatonKIA
WGSGTHarold E. MapesPOW
TGSGTJames W. BozarthPOW

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