Geschichte der B-17 #42-39907 / Nasty Nellie

Delivered Long Beach 5/10/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG [J] Knettishall 25/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Theophilus Pittman, Co-pilot: Bill Waters, Navigator: Jim Rolisin, Bombardier: Dave Hughes, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Leon Bornhorst, Radio Operator: Lew Ogden (6POW-4wia); Ball turret gunner: John Crosson, Waist gunner: Pete Kelly, Waist gunner: Dick Rynone,Tail gunner: Leroy Peterson (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KOd #3 and wing afire, crashed Hustedt, six miles SW of Verden, 19 miles SE of Bremen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4580. NASTY NELLIE.

Crew 42-39907 / Nasty Nellie

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTTheophilus Harold PittmanUNK
CP2LTWilliam Wadsworth WatersUNK
BOMBF/ODavid Walker HughesUNK
ENG/TTT/SGTLeonard Henry BornhorstUNK
ROT/SGTLewis Edgar OgdenPOW
BTS/SGTJohn Robert (Bob) CrossanKIA
WGS/SGTRichard Thomas RynoneKIA
WGS/SGTPeter Joseph KellyKIA
TGS/SGTLeroy William PetersonKIA

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