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.

Details 42-5793 / Stinky

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

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