B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24465 / Montana Power

B-17 #41-24465 / Montana Powerzoom_in



MACR: 15534


History of
B-17 41-24465 / Montana Power

Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO- ] Westover 17/8/42; Thurleigh 16/10/42; Missing in Action to the ERLA works in Antwerp 5 April 1943 with Pilot Robert W. Seelos (POW). Co-pilot: Alexander Kramarinko (Evaded – POW); Navigator: William W. Saunders (POW); Ball turret gunner: William H. Keskey (Evaded – POW); Left Waist gunner: William E. Baker (Evaded – POW); Right Waist gunner: Raymond E. Walls (Evaded); Tail gunner: Roland Magee (POW); Bombardier: James E. Murray (KIA); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Stanley P. Stemkoski (KIA); Radio Operator: Fred R. Hampton (KIA). Hit by Flak and shot down by Oblt Otto Stammberger (4/JG26), lost #1 engine and unable to feather, crashed in the Heikant hamlet, 4km South West of Kalmthout, North of Antwerp, Belgium. Missing Air Crew Report 15534. MONTANA POWER.

Last updated: 31. October 2017


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