B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39996 / Boston Bombshell

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39996 / Boston Bombshell

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: LG-N

MACR: 8179

Einsätze: 16

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-39996 / Boston Bombshell

Delivered Long Beach 29/10/43; ass 322BS/91BG [LG-N] Bassingbourn 14/1/44; {16m} Halle 16/8/44 Pilot: John Dunlap, Navigator: Hubert Carpenter (2POW); Co-Pilot: Joe Cater, Bombardier: Leslie Algee, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vince Beach, Ball Turret Gunner: Art Mancino, Radio Operator: Frank Simone, Waist Gunner: John Barclay, Tail Gunner: Bob Paster (7KIA); several Enemy aircraft KO’d all four engines, ship caught fire as did some crew who bailed out, crashed Marshausen, Germany. MACR 8179. BOSTON BOMBSHELL.

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B-17 42-39996 / Boston Bombshell Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT John V. Dunlap POW
CP F/O Joseph J. Cater KIA
ENG/TT SGT Vincent N. Beach KIA
RO SGT Frank J. Simone KIA
BT SGT Arthur R. Mancino KIA
WG SGT John W. Barclay KIA
TG SGT Robert M. Paster KIA
TOG SGT Leslie D. Algee KIA

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