B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5720 / Scarlet aka Slightly Dangerous

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5720 / Scarlet aka Slightly Dangerous


  • RCL: GY-Y, SU-A

MACR: 776


Geschichte der
B-17 42-5720 / Scarlet aka Slightly Dangerous

Delivered to Tulsa 23/9/42; Wayne 2/11/42; West Palm Beach 14/12/42; Assigned to the 367BS/306BG [GY-Y] Thurleigh SCARLET 2/2/43; then 368BS; taxi accident with Dick O’Hara 20/4/43; transferred 544th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [SU-A] Grafton Underwood, Station 106 on 23 August 1943; Missing in Action on a mission to Stuttgart, 6 September 1943 with Lester H. Aufmuth, Bombardier: James C. Jensen Jr, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Robert K. Price, Waist gunner: Joseph H. Smith (4 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: James G. McMath, Navigator: Charles O. Downe, Radio Operator: Louie F. Weatherford, Ball turret gunner: James L. Wagner, Waist gunner: Charles A. Fisher,Tail gunner: Carl E. Bachmann (6 evaded capture); no gas, crashed Doiains, ten miles E of Evreux, France. Missing Air Crew Report 776

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 16. September 2017


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