B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24564 / Patches

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  • RCL: XK-W

MACR: 300 / KSU/ME/KU: 94


History of
B-17 41-24564 / Patches

Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-W] Presque Is 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Doug Mutschler, Co-pilot: Ed Carter, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carlton Boberg (3 Killed in Action), Navigator: Bill Bagwell, Bombardier: Wendell Luce, Radio Operator: Whitney Simon, Ball turret gunner: Lee Quinliven, Waist gunner: Meyer Baker, Waist gunner: Tony Buckley,Tail gunner: Erwin Grundman (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Averbode, five miles NW Diest, Bel. Missing Air Crew Report 300. PATCHES.

Last updated: 24. May 2021


B-17 41-24564 / Patches Details


B-17 41-24564 / Patches Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Douglas L. Mutschler KIA
CP 2LT Edward L. Carter KIA
BOMB 2LT Wendell D. Luce POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Carlton I. Boberg KIA
RO T/SGT Whitney Simon POW
BT S/SGT Lee F. Quinliven POW
WG S/SGT Meyer Baker POW
WG S/SGT Anthony L. Buckley POW
TG S/SGT Erwin W. Grundman POW

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