B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24478

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24478

Manufacturer:
Boeing

MACR: 15392

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History of
B-17 41-24478

Assigned 369BS/306BG Westover 19-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 23-Nov-42 while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. Flak and German fighters KO’d engines #1 & #2 and 10ft off end of left wing. Crashed near Piriac, France. 8KIA 2POW MACR 15392

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B-17 41-24478 Crew

PositionRankNameStatusNote
P1LTClay E. IsbellKIA
CP2LTDyer FultonKIA
BOMB2LTAbraham L. BurdenPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTErwin GrenkeKIA
ROSGTRobert S. KryakKIA
BTS/SGTEdward KosteckiKIA
WGS/SGTRay E. BuckmasterKIA
WGSGTDavid W LindseyKIA
TGS/SGTGeorge L. HouxKIA

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