B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24527 / The Sky Wolf aka Great Speckled Bird

B-17 #41-24527 / The Sky Wolf aka Great Speckled Birdzoom_in



  • RCL: LL-D, DF-Y

MACR: 274

Missions: 27+


History of
B-17 41-24527 / The Sky Wolf aka Great Speckled Bird

Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL- ] Bangor 6/9/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; 1m transferred 324BS [DF-Y]; Missing in Action 27+m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Bill Munger, Co-pilot: Dave Gladhart, Navigator: John Brickley, Bombardier: Tony Kalupy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Latta, Radio Operator: Howie Schultz, Ball turret gunner: Arnold Musum, Waist gunner: Bob Blair, Waist gunner: Bernie Bedrock,Tail gunner: Rich Teague (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d #3 & #4, smoking as it dropped further behind crashed Waldeschaff, six miles E of Aschaffenburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 274. THE SKY WOLF aka GREAT SPECKLED BIRD.


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