B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

B-17 #42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann IIIzoom_in

Source:
By United States Army Air Forces [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: BG-B, WF-O

MACR: 304

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History of
B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III

Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; New Castle 6/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Alconbury 15/4/43 PATSY ANN; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 5m, transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-O] Chelveston 17/6/43; Missing in Action Gilze Rijen 19/8/43 with Ralph Miller,Tail gunner: Emil Radosevich (2 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: John Meade, Navigator: Don McGowan, Bombardier: Joe McGinley, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bynum Crabtree, Radio Operator: Fulton Horn, Ball turret gunner: Alby Miller, Waist gunner: Bill Crough, Waist gunner: Edgar Loft (8 Killed in Action); flak hit snapped off fuselage aft of radio room, crashed in River Scheldt, four miles E of Flushing, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 304. LADY LIBERTY.

B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III Details

Shot down by Obstlt. Josef Priller in an Fw 190A6 from JG/26

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B-17 42-29807 / Lady Liberty aka Patsy Ann III Crew

PositionRankNameStatusNote
P1LTRalph R. MillerPOW
CP2LTJohn F. MeadeKIA
BOMB2LTJoseph M. McGinleyKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTByrum G. CrabtreeKIA
ROT/SGTFulton F. HornKIA
BTS/SGTAlbert F. MillerKIA
WGSGTWilliam J. CrouchKIA
WGS/SGTEdgar G. LottKIA
TGS/SGTEmil RadosevichPOW

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