B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30009 / Feather Merchant

B-17 #42-30009 / Feather Merchantzoom_in



  • RCL: VE-G

MACR: 1397

Missions: 8


History of
B-17 42-30009 / Feather Merchant

Delivered Cheyenne 25/3/43; Pueblo 8/4/43; Hobbs 6/5/43; Presque Is 21/5/43; Dow Fd 23/5/43; Assigned: 532BS/381BG [VE-G] Ridgewell 25/5/43 Pilot: Leo Jarvis, Gene Mancinelli, Dick Riley, Bill Lockhart, Harry Seymore, Warren Heintz, Harry Strecher, Chas Persinger, Gene Roehl, Herman Grossman; MIA {5m} Bremen 8/10/43 w/Jack Pry, Co-Pilot: Cecil Quinley, Navigator: Roger Burwell, Bombardier: Theo Snyder, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed LaPointe, Radio Operator: Russ Frauschti, Waist Gunner: Carl Baird, Tail Gunner: Martin Brandt (8POW), Ball Turret Gunner: Irvin Smith, Waist Gunner: Alf Johnson (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Hagewede-Brockum, 10 miles S of Diepholz, Germany. MACR 1397. FEATHER MERCHANT.

Last updated: 23. August 2018


B-17 42-30009 / Feather Merchant Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Jack S. Pry POW
CP 2LT Cecil W. Quinley POW
BOMB 2LT Theodore F. Snyder POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Edward E. La Pointe POW
RO T/SGT Russel E. Frautschi POW
BT S/SGT Irwin W. Smith KIA
WG S/SGT Carl. L. Baird POW
WG S/SGT Alfred A. Johnson KIA
TG S/SGT Martin D. Brandt POW

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