B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97564 / Belle of Berlin

B-17 #42-97564 / Belle of Berlinzoom_in



  • RCL: LD-

MACR: 7414


Geschichte der
B-17 42-97564 / Belle of Berlin

Delivered Denver 22/12/43; 1SAG Langley 17/1/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-J] Snetterton (H2X) 4/2/44; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD- ] Thorpe Abbotts 2/44; 5m, Missing in Action Merseburg 20/7/44; flak shell hit wing, did not explode, but pierced gas tanks; ship fell out of formation and hit by fighters and crashed just S of Chaamm, SE of Breda, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 7414. 7 Prisoner of War; 5 evaded capture – the latter eventually came back to base; BELLE OF BERLIN. {On Det Serv from 95thBG, may have carried those markings}

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 9. Januar 2018


B-17 42-97564 / Belle of Berlin Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P CPT Francis C. Kincannon POW
CP 1LT Bernard L. Farnum POW
BOMB CPT Robert E. Nance EVD
ENG/TT T/SGT Daniel B. Deason POW
RO T/SGT Oscar L. Edge POW
WG S/SGT Glen E. Snider POW
WG S/SGT Daniel M. Cargile EVD
TG S/SGT Robert D. Chavez POW
--- MAJ Magee C. Fuller POW Mission pilot. CO of the 418th
RCM CPT Henry C. Griffis EVD
NAV2 1LT George E. Bonitz EVD

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