B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8143

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8143

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: HR-V

MACR: 9516

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Geschichte der
B-17 44-8143

Delivered Dallas 23/6/44; Langley 26/7/44; Dow Fd 13/8/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 15/8/44; transferred 548BS/385BG [HR-V] Gt Ashfield 19/8/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/10/44 with Capt Jack Batty, Capt Edwin Herron, Mike Galicia, Lou DiNicola, Lt Bill Daniels {mickey op}, Ellwood Maxam, Lt Edgar Griffith {tg}, (7 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Senke, Ger; 7KIA 3POW; Missing Air Crew Report 9516.

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B-17 44-8143 Details

In the book Ghosts of Bad Tolz, written by T. R. McGhee – nephew of Robert M. McGhee Jr – is a very detailed description for the mission on October the 1944.

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B-17 44-8143 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P CPT Jack G. W. Batty KIA
CP CPT Erwin R. Herron KIA
BOMB 1LT Robert M. McGhee POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Michael A. Galicia KIA
RO T/SGT Louis P. DiNicola KIA
WG S/SGT Ellwood C. Maxam KIA
WG S/SGT Casper R. D. Fields POW
TG 2LT Edgar E. Griffith KIA
RCM 1LT William G. Daniels KIA

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