B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24601

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24601


  • RCL: XK-P

MACR: 15639


History of
B-17 41-24601

Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-P] Presque Is 19-Oct-42; Grafton Underwood 25-Oct-42; Missing in Action on 13-Jan-43 mission to bomb the Atclier D’Hellemes railroad factory at Lille, France. Took a direct hit by flak over the target and then was attacked and shot down by enemy aircraft of II/JG26, crashed near Pollinkhove, Belgium. 10KIA MACR 15639.

Last updated: 6. January 2018


B-17 41-24601 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Conrad J. Hilbinger KIA
CP 2LT Robert M. Anderson KIA
BOMB 2LT Arthur P. Halbrooks KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT Vane H. Brown KIA
RO S/SGT Joseph B. Anderson KIA
BT S/SGT Hugh G. Erwin KIA
WG SGT John C. Parise KIA
WG S/SGT Robert S. Dickson KIA
TG SGT James A. Boyette KIA

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