B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24514

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24514

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: BO-R
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History of
B-17 41-24514

Assigned to the 368BS/306BG [BO- ] AT Westover 24-Aug-42; Thurleigh 23-Sep-42; Missing in Action, Rennes 8-Mar-43. Aircraft was on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Renne, France when it was attacked and shot down by German fighters. All of the crew baled oout except the pilot who was killed in the attack. The aircraft crashed at Colline, Servon-sur-Vilaine France. 1KIA 8POW 1EVD.

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B-17 41-24514 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Otto A. Buddenbaum KIA
CP 1LT Warren P. Edris POW
BOMB 1LT Jospeh C. Wilkins POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Robert Guthrie POW
RO T/SGT Sylvester L. Horstmann POW
BT S/SGT Robert S. Liscavage POW
WG SGT Ernest T. Moriarty EVD
WG SGT Donald R. Huddle POW
TG S/SGT EUlis E. Smith POW

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