Geschichte der
B-17 #42-97448

Delivered Denver 18/11/43; Gr Island 4/12/43; Presque Is 10/12/43; Assigned 614BS/401BG [IW-H] Deenethorpe 1/1/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 20/4/44 with Chas Ksiewiewicz, Navigator: Joe Dastous, Bombardier: John King (3EVD- returned UK by 3/9/44); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Francis Burke, Radio Operator: Maurice Wilbur, Ball turret gunner: Don McEldowney, Waist gunner: Terry Harmon, Waist gunner: John McCarthy,Tail gunner: Ken Rister (6 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Ken Harrington (KIA-chute failed); flak KOd #4 and set ship on fire, crashed lucy, four miles N of Neufchatel-en-Bray, 42 miles W of Amiens, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 4055.

Crew 42-97448

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTCharles S. KsieniewiczEVD
CP2LTKenneth G. HarringtonKIA
BOMB2LTJohn J. KingEVD
ENG/TTS/SGTFrancis BurkePOW
ROSGTMaurice V. WilburPOW
BTSGTDonald E. McEldowneyPOW
WGSGTJohn J. McCartyPOW
WGSGTJohn W. HarmanPOW
TGS/SGTKenneth A. RiesterPOW

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