B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97242

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97242

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: BI-L

MACR: 4014

Einsätze: 7

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-97242

Delivered Cheyenne 10/2/44; Kearney 27/2/44; Grenier 12/3/44; Assigned: 568BS/390BG [BI-L] Framlingham 13/3/44; MIA Oranienburg (7m) 18/4/44 Pilot: Ben Wassel, Co-Pilot: Albt Joyce, Navigator: Tony Formato, Bombardier: Leon Hersch, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vic Ratliff, Radio Operator: Gene Harpster, Ball Turret Gunner: Jeon Samowski, Waist Gunner: Pete Rayhawk, Waist Gunner: Bob Steller, Tail Gunner: Jim Finch (10KIA); flak hit took off entire tail assembly from waist door to rear, crashed Germany. endorf, two miles W of Oranienburg, Ger. MACR 4014.

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B-17 42-97242 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1st SGT Ben C. Wassel KIA
CP 2LT Albert C. Joyce KIA
BOMB F/O Leonard Hersch KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT Victor B. Ratliff KIA
RO S/SGT Eugene J. Harpster KIA
BT S/SGT Leon J. Sarnowski KIA
WG S/SGT Robert D. Stetler KIA
WG S/SGT Pete N. Rayhawk KIA
TG S/SGT James T. Finch KIA

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