B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24533 / Cherry aka Boom Town

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24533 / Cherry aka Boom Town

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: XK-T

MACR: 16205 / KSU/ME/KU: 141/43

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History of
B-17 41-24533 / Cherry aka Boom Town

Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-T] Presque Is 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; Missing in Action 22/6/43 with John Hall, Navigator: Walter Allen, Bombardier: Jim Mause, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jasper Doster, Ball turret gunner: Bob Gunson, Waist gunner: Chris Morris (6 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Arnold Grose, Radio Operator: Leroy Kanetzky, Waist gunner: Willard ParkerRIP 23/7/43,Tail gunner: Dennis Jackson (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Slijk-Ewijk on River Waal, near Valburg, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 16205. CHERRY.

Last updated: 12. September 2020

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B-17 41-24533 / Cherry aka Boom Town Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT John J. Hall POW
CP 1LT Arnold F. Grose KIA
BOMB 2LT James P. Mause POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Jasper Doster POW
RO T/SGT Leroy Kanetzky KIA
BT SGT Robert F. Gunson POW
WG T/SGT Christopher A. Morris POW
WG SGT Willard M. Parker KIA
TG S/SGT Dennis D. Jackson KIA

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