B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24498

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24498


MACR: 15634


History of
B-17 41-24498

Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW- ] Westover 23-Aug-42; Thurleigh 30-Oct42; Missing in Action 13-Jan-43 on a mission to bomb the railroad factories of Atclier D’ Hellemmes at Lille, France. Aircraft sustained a mid-air collision with B-17F 41-24471 “Four of a Kind” 306BG/369BS just north of the target. 6KIA 4POW MACR 15634.

Last updated: 21. October 2017


B-17 41-24498 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #41-24471 Four of a Kind on 13. January 1943.


B-17 41-24498 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Jack A. Spaulding KIA
CP CPT Russell G. Kahl POW
BOMB 2LT Gordon R. Grant KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Thomas H. Gilliland KIA
RO S/SGT Edward A. Nork POW
BT S/SGT Dale A. Davis KIA
WG S/SGT Earl Santos POW
WG T/SGT Leon Williams KIA
TG S/SGT Louis R. Morgan KIA

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