B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97899

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97899

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

MACR: 10178

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-97899

Delivered Tulsa 29/3/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG Glatton 7/6/44; Missing in Action Munster 28/10/44 with Pilot: J. Francis Angier, Co-pilot: Sam Cashman, Bombardier: Bob Maitland, Radio Operator: Bill Thomas, Ball turret gunner: Edwin Vantine,Tail gunner: Chas Osborne (6 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Sam Plestine, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Howard Lang,Tail gunner: Maynard Judson (3 Killed in Action); heavy flak damage, crashed near Hamburg; Missing Air Crew Report 10178.

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B-17 42-97899 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P --- John F. Angier POW
CP --- Samuel E. Cashman POW
BOMB --- Robert J. Maitland POW
ENG/TT --- Howard H. Lang KIA chute failed to open
RO --- William M. Thomas POW
BT --- Edwin C. Vantine POW
WG --- Charles D. Osborn POW
TG --- Maynard E. Judson KIA

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