B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30114 / Spare Parts

B-17 #42-30114 / Spare Partszoom_in



  • RCL: BG-L

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 42-30114 / Spare Parts

Delivered Cheyenne 13/4/43; Smoky Hill 22/4/43; Presque Is 3/5/43; Assigned 381BG Ridgewell 8/5/43; transferred 95BG Alconbury, with Don Merten crash landed base 28/5/43; MU 19/8/43 for repair; transferred RCM 335BS/95BG [BG-L] Horham 13/9/43; 1m Missing in Action Duren 20/10/43 with Kenneth B. Rongstad, Co-pilot: Warren M. Strawn, Navigator: Richard E. Diete, Bombardier: Joseph F. Spicer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: A.R. Eckort, Radio Operator: Gordon V. Sorensen, Ball turret gunner: A.L. Godek, Waist gunner: Charles E. Phinney, Waist gunner: Julius W. Torok,Tail gunner: Louis M. Mirabel (10 Returned to Duty); enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea; all rescued.

Last updated: 22. May 2018


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