B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 40-2049 / Skipper

B-17 #40-2049 / Skipperzoom_in

By U.S. Army Signal Corps photo SC-127752. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons



History of
B-17 40-2049 / Skipper

Delivered 38RS/19BG [aircraft 39] Salt Lake City 15-Jan-41; transferred 9BS/7BG, with F.R. Dent crash landed Selfridge Field 24-Feb-41; Albuquerque 4-Dec-41; Pearl Harbor 7-Dec-41 with: P Lt Bob Richards; CP Leon Humiston, Aviation Cadet F.B. Morris, Aviation Cadet George Gammans, AG S/Sgt Joe Angelini, AG S/Sgt Erwin Casebolt, AG S/Sgt Melvin Zajic; S/Sgt Lawrence Velarde, Pvt Vernon Tomlinson; Aircraft was heavily damaged by Japanese fighters on arrival at Bellows Field, salvaged for spare parts. SKIPPER.

Last updated: 23. June 2017


B-17 40-2049 / Skipper Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Robert Richards UNK
CP --- Leon Humiston UNK
BOMB --- George Gammans UNK
ENG/TT S/SGT Joseph Angelini UNK
RO S/SGT Melvin Zajic UNK
BT S/SGT Erwin Casebolt UNK
WG S/SGT Joe Angelini UNK
WG S/SGT Lawrence Velarde UNK
TG --- Vernon Tomlinson UNK

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