B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24608 / Yahoodi

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24608 / Yahoodi


  • RCL: BN-S

MACR: 15720


History of
B-17 41-24608 / Yahoodi

Assigned with a crew on 10-Jul-42 at Alamogordo Field, Alamgordo, New Mexico, The aircraft was the first of the 303rd to arrive at Moleworth on 12-Oct-42. Missing in Action 3-Jan-43, sustained damage from anti-aircraft fire over the target and crashed into the sea near Belle Ile-en-Mer, France. 7KIA 3POW Missing Air Crew Report 15720.

Last updated: 14. September 2017


B-17 41-24608 / Yahoodi Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Frank A. Saunders POW
CP 2LT Leonard W. Kirk KIA
BOMB 2LT Norman Kossis KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT Lloyd E. Wagner KIA
RO T/SGT Walter M. Clevenger KIA
BT S/SGT Leif H. Hoklin POW
WG SGT Rufus C. Litton KIA
WG SGT Howard A. High KIA
TG S/SGT Russell O. Chitwood KIA

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