B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24549 / Stupen Takit

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24549 / Stupen Takit


  • RCL: OR-Q

MACR: 15596


History of
B-17 41-24549 / Stupen Takit

Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-Q] Bangor 10-Oct-42; Bassingbourn 11-Oct-42; Missing in Action (MIA) 14 missions over Hamm, Germany 4-Mar-43 The aircraft took a direct flak just after the target and exploded just minutes later. The aircraft crashed Buldern/Westphalen, near Munster, Germany; 8KIA 2POW Missing Air Crew Report 15596. STUPEN TAKIT.

Last updated: 21. October 2017


B-17 41-24549 / Stupen Takit Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Martin W. McCarty, Jr. KIA
CP 1LT James T. Hill KIA
BOMB 1LT John R. Bell POW
ENG/TT T/SGT John J. McCormack KIA
RO T/SGT William W. Dunnavant KIA
BT S/SGT George W. Engle POW
WG SGT Philip S. Cardin KIA
WG SGT Umberto Pereira KIA
TG S/SGT Robert T. Trent KIA

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