B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8640 / Section 8

B-17 #44-8640 / Section 8zoom_in

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Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: BG-D

Einsätze: 58

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Geschichte der
B-17 44-8640 / Section 8

Delivered Hunter 14/11/44; Dow Field 3/12/44; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 4/12/44; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-D] Horham 5/12/44; after 58 missions was Missing in Action Operation Chowhound (6th such mission) 7/5/44 with Lionel Sceurman, Navigator: Russell Cook {picked up by RAF Walrus, but died soon after}, Radio Operator: Gana McPherson, Ball turret gunner: John Keller, Waist gunner: Norbert {Kuper} Cooper,Tail gunner: Bill Langford, obs-Ed Bubloz, obs-Bob Korber, Gerald Lane, obs-Joe Repiscak, obs-George Walteri {last five passengers were photographic personnel} (11 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Jim Schwartz, nav/trainer-Dave Condon were picked up by 5th ERS from Halesworth on OA-10A Catalina) (2 Returned to Duty) flak, ditched Channel. SECTION 8. (Last 8AF aircraft lost in WW II).

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 10. Mai 2020

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B-17 44-8640 / Section 8 Details

Letzte B-17 der 8. Air Force, welches abgeschossen wurde. 7. Mai 1945

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B-17 44-8640 / Section 8 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Lionel N. Sceurman KIA
CP 2LT James R. Schwarz RTD
ENG/TT T/SGT Robert W Korber KIA
RO S/SGT Gano H. McPherson KIA
BT S/SGT John J. Keller KIA
WG S/SGT Norbert I. Kuper KIA
WG S/SGT Edward H Bubolz KIA photo
TG S/SGT William R. Lankford KIA
TOG S/SGT David Condon RTD
OBS PVT George L. Waltari KIA
PHOTO S/SGT Gerald Lane KIA
OBS SGT Joseph Repiscak KIA

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