B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5220

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5220

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-5220

Delivered Tulsa 14/10/42; Salina 23/12/42; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY- ] Chelveston (landed Rineanna, Ire, 21/3) 25/3/43; Missing in Action Lorient 16/4/43 with Larry Leach, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dave Bogdan, Ball turret gunner: FloydF Williamson, Waist gunner: John Toth, Waist gunner: Jimmy Smith (5 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Homer Anderson, Navigator: Voyle Spence, Bombardier: Don Worsely, Radio Operator: Joe Terell,Tail gunner: LeRoy Sykes (5 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Ker Gurum, near Languidic, 12 miles NE of Lorient. No MACR.

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B-17 42-5220 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Lawrence L. Leach, Jr KIA
CP 1LT Homer P. Andersen POW
BOMB 2LT Donald A. Worsely POW
ENG/TT T/SGT David M. Bogdan KIA
RO T/SGT Joseph W. Terrell POW
BT S/SGT Floyd M. Williamson KIA
WG S/SGT John J. Toth KIA
WG S/SGT Jimmie H. Smith KIA
TG S/SGT Leroy F. Sykes POW

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