B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102446 / Little Chub

B-17 #42-102446 / Little Chubzoom_in



  • RCL: JD-M

MACR: 4347


History of
B-17 42-102446 / Little Chub

Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 21/3/44; Presque Is 6/4/44; Langford Lodge 7/4/44; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-M] Grafton Underwood 15/4/44; Missing in Action Oberpfaffenhofen 24/4/44; flak damage then shot down by Swiss AF, crashed Lake Greifensee, Switz; 6 KIA, 4 INT; Missing Air Crew Report 4347. (aircraft recovered from lake 29/8/53 with Burry’s body, then later scrapped.) LITTLE CHUB.

Last updated: 23. June 2017


B-17 42-102446 / Little Chub Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Everett L. Bailey KIA
CP 2LT James E. Burry KIA
BOMB 2LT Jesse L. Greenbaum KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT Raymond A. Newall INT
RO S/SGT William J. Silag INT
BT SGT Anthony T. Melazzi, Jr. KIA
WG SGT Richard M. Sendleback KIA
WG SGT Richard R. Hollingsworth INT
TG SGT Sidney J. Pratt KIA

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