B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24452

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24452


MACR: 16243


History of
B-17 41-24452

Assigned to 91BG/401BS at Bangor 29-Aug-42; Bassingbourn 1-Oct-42. Despatched on 20-Dec-42 to bomb the German air depot at Romilly, France. Enemy aircraft KO’d tailplane and the aircraft crashed near Rouen, France. 3KIA 7POW MACR 16243.

Last updated: 12. April 2018


B-17 41-24452 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Robert S. English KIA
CP 2LT Charles E Mendel POW
BOMB 1LT Sparling B. Anderson, Jr. POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Allen W. Haynes KIA
RO T/SGT James C. Tyler POW
BT S/SGT Raymond E. Slominski POW
WG S/SGT Ralph J. Tomek POW
WG S/SGT Vince Jacoby POW
TG SGT Steve Stefula KIA

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