B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5793 / Stinky

B-17 #42-5793 / Stinkyzoom_in

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Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: XM-M, NV-Y/M, PC-M
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Geschichte der
B-17 42-5793 / Stinky

Delivered Long Beach 30/1/43; Salina 11/2/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-M] Bassingbourn 4/3/43; 325BS/92BG [NV-Y/M] Alconbury 20/4/43, the first B-17 sent to RAF Defford for installation of HSC equipment; Transferred 813BS/482BG [PC-M] Alconbury 5/8/43; detailed return from Thorpe Abbotts back to base 10/11/43 with Art Reynolds, Co-pilot: John Russell, Navigator: Sheldon McCormick, Bombardier: Albert Rolnick, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Amos Behl, Radio Operator: Bob Holmes, Ex Radio Operator: John May, Ball turret gunner: Leslie Boling, Waist gunner: Laurie Evans, Waist gunner: Bill Landers,Tail gunner: Andy Allison, plus two passenger mechanics: Herman Kolousek, Bob Levi (13 Killed in Service); three civilians died, Walter Clarke of Stradbroke & Charles Burridge of Langton Green, Eye, while Ernest Barker, of Wetheringsett died in hospital; injured was Bill Dixon, of Finningham, whose horse was also killed; crashed on take off at Brome, Sfk, UK; Salvaged. STINKY.

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B-17 42-5793 / Stinky Details

Die erste Maschine in der 8. US Air Force, welches mit H2S Radar ausgerüstet wurde.

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B-17 42-5793 / Stinky Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Arthur J. Reynolds KIS
CP 2LT John Edmund Russell KIS
BOMB 2LT Albert Lewis Rolnick KIS
ENG/TT T/SGT Amos H. Behl KIS
RO T/SGT Robert B. Holmes KIS
BT SGT Leslie N. Boling KIS
WG SGT Laurie C. Evans KIS
WG SGT William H. Landers KIS
TG SGT Andrew J. Allison KIS
RCM SGT John D. May KIS RO
PASS CPL Herman John Kolousek KIS Radar Mechanic
PASS M/SGT Robert G. Levi KIS Radar Mechanic

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