B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97278 / Umbriago

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97278 / Umbriago

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: GY-K

MACR: 8833

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-97278 / Umbriago

Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/44; Rapid City 4/3/44; Gr Island 19/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 367BS/306BG [GY-K] Thurleigh 12/5/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 12/9/44 with Chas Wagener, Co-pilot: Bill Griffin, Navigator: Don Marsh, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Stroyoff(4 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Bill Sewart, Radio Operator: Jack Krahn, Ball turret gunner: John Eden, Waist gunner: Bill Gardiner,Tail gunner: Henry Rodgers (5 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Uedersee, near Eberswalde, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8833. UMBRIAGO.

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B-17 42-97278 / Umbriago Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Charles C. Wegener POW
CP 2LT William F. Griffin POW
BOMB --- William C. Stewart, Jr. KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Joseph Stroyoff UNK
RO T/SGT Jack P. Krahn KIA
BT SGT John V. Eden KIA
WG SGT William V. Gardiner KIA
TG SGT Henry H. Rodgers KIA

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