B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5908

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5908

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

Absturzort:
Nordsee

MACR: 3069

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-5908

Delivered Long Beach 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Sioux City 19/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Presque Is 14/6/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 16/6/43; Missing in Action 29/7/43 with Heywood Curling, Co-pilot: John Greene, Navigator: Bill Koffman, Bombardier: Bill Gray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Willis, Radio Operator: Steve Molnar, Ball turret gunner: Alex Gadding, Waist gunner: Hobart Perry, Waist gunner: Larry Holmborn,Tail gunner: Francis Kierszak (10 Killed in Action); coll with 42-30370 (96BG), crashed North Sea, off Cromer, Nfk.; Missing Air Crew Report 3069.

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B-17 42-5908 Details

Kollision in der Luft mit der B-17 #42-30370 Little Caesar am 29 Juli 1943

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B-17 42-5908 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Heywood Warren Curling Jr. KIA
CP 2LT John Etheridge Greene KIA
BOMB 2LT William Emery Gray KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Steve Molnar KIA
RO T/SGT Thomas Howard Willis KIA
BT --- Alexander J. Gadding KIA
WG S/SGT Hobart Ellsworth Perry KIA
WG --- Hobart E. Perry KIA
TG S/SGT Francis Edmund Kierszh KIA

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