B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5409 / Lydia Pinkham

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5409 / Lydia Pinkham

Hersteller:
Boeing

MACR: 1519

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B-17 42-5409 / Lydia Pinkham

Delivered Cheyenne 2/12/42; West Palm Beach 12/1/43; Assigned 419BS/301BG Ain M’Lila 3/3/43; St Donat 6/3/43; Oudna 6/8/43; {55m} transferred 429BS/2BG Massicault 14/11/43; Bizerte 2/12/43; Amendola 9/12/43; Missing in Action {8m} Innsbruck 19/12/43, with Bob Peterson, Co-pilot: Jim Bellingham, Navigator: Marlin Briggs, Bombardier: John Hardin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Weimer, Ball turret gunner: Colin Smith, Waist gunner: Leo Schumacher, Waist gunner: George Smith,Tail gunner: Ray Snyder {9POW, 6 chutes seen}; Radio Operator: Allen Bennett (KIA – shot by Germans after landing OK); enemy aircraft set fire to ship, crashed Udine, Italy. Missing Air Crew Report 1519. LYDIA PINKHAM.

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