B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30149 / Spare Parts

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  • RCL: XM-A2

MACR: 790


History of
B-17 42-30149 / Spare Parts

Delivered Cheyenne 17/4/43; Smoky Hill 24/4/43; Walla Walla 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 10/5/43; Dow Fd 25/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [XM-A2] Earls Colne 27/5/43; Rougham 12/6/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Jim Mullinax, Co-pilot: Frank Peyton, Navigator: Maurice Fridrich, Bombardier: Jay Coberly, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Emil McCormick, Radio Operator: George Anderson, Ball turret gunner: Don Wilson, Waist gunner: Ellis Baxendall, Waist gunner: Harley Almon,Tail gunner: Curtis Brown (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Bamberg, near Wurzburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 790. SPARE PARTS.

Last updated: 8. February 2020


B-17 42-30149 / Spare Parts Details

B-17 #42-30149 / Spare Parts last seen with No. 2 engine on fire, pulling out of formation.


B-17 42-30149 / Spare Parts Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT James A. Mullinax POW
CP 2LT Frank E. Payton POW
BOMB 2LT Jay G. Coberly POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Emil L. McCormick POW
RO S/SGT George L. Anderson POW
BT S/SGT Donald R. Wilson POW
WG SGT Willie P. Baxendall POW
WG S/SGT Harley J. Almon, Jr. POW
TG S/SGT Curtis Brown POW

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