History of the
B-17 #41-24516 / Meltin’ Plot

Assigned 368BS/306BG Westover 24-August-42; Gander, Nfd 6-September 1942, ditched Lough Foyle, N.I. near Magilligan Point, Londonderry, 6-September-1942 en route Prestwick, then Thurleigh. Down in shallow water, crew walked ashore (10RTD) Written off 31-October 44. MELTIN’ POT. No MACR.

Details 41-24516 / Meltin’ Plot

Aircraft lost two engines en-route to Thurleigh and was ditched into the sea near Magilligan Point, Northern Ireland.

Crew 41-24516 / Meltin’ Plot

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
PCPTWilliam (Curtis) MeltonRTD
CPCPTAlexander KramarinkoRTD
BOMB---Robert T. LevyRTD
ENG/TTT/SGTWilliam L. CherryRTD
RO---Mahlon E. SnoverRTD
BTS/SGTLeland J. KesslerRTD
WG---Gilbert G. ShoemakerRTD
TGS/SGTErnest P GarlandRTD
PASS2LTJesse L.WilburnRTD

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