B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102452

B-17 #42-102452zoom_in

U.S. Air Force photo


  • RCL: AW-R

MACR: 4862


History of
B-17 42-102452

Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 7/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Herb Moore, Co-pilot: Bill Giesse, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Stan Draginis, Radio Operator: Don Cassell, Ball turret gunner: Theo Martz, Waist gunner: Elton Needham, Waist gunner: Willard Miller,Tail gunner: Bill Medill (8 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Irving Saex, Bombardier: Ed McGlasson (2 Killed in Action); mid air coll with 42-97382, crashed near Wehrheim, 12 miles N of Frankfurt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4862.

B-17 42-102452 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-97382 on 12 May 1944.


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