B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107006 / Old Bird

B-17 #42-107006 / Old Birdzoom_in

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MACR: 9208

Missions: 73


History of
B-17 42-107006 / Old Bird

elivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; MacDill 18/2/44; Morrison 6/3/44; Assigned 815BS/483BG Sterparone 16/3/44; transferred 96BS/2BG Amendola 31/3/44; Missing in Action {73m} Blechhammer 17/10/44 with Don Peart, Co-pilot: John Mumma, Navigator: Elliott Kaplan, Bombardier: Tom Jones, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Orie Lee, Radio Operator: Jim Growney{arm shot off while attempting to go over the wire}, Ball turret gunner: Marion Green, Waist gunner: Bill McWalters,Tail gunner: Andy Fereico (9 Prisoner of War); mid air coll with 44-6379, #1 engine out, crashed Malacky; all nine chutes seen; Missing Air Crew Report 9208. OLD BIRD.

Last updated: 23. March 2019


B-17 42-107006 / Old Bird Details

Mid air collision with B-17 #44-6379 on October 17th 1944.


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