History of the
B-17 #42-29587 / Jolly Roger

Delivered Cheyenne 13/1/43; Salina 2/2/43; Nashville 30/3/43; Homestead 7/4/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-J] Bassingbourn 19/4/43; Missing in Action 9m Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 with Bob Heller, Co-pilot: Wilbur Rowland, Navigator: Walt Ferguson, Bombardier: Bob Ball, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Holmes, Radio Operator: John Turner, Waist gunner: Ken Jones, Waist gunner: Andy Pasztor,Tail gunner: Harry Harmon (9 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Tom Price (KIA-died of wounds two weeks later); coll mid-air with 42-3162, crash landed Schmidtheim, 45 miles NW of Koblenz, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 260. JOLLY ROGER.

Details 42-29587 / Jolly Roger

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-3162 on 12 August 1943.

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