B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30173 / Georgeous Hussy aka Circe aka All American

B-17 #42-30173 / Georgeous Hussy aka Circe aka All Americanzoom_in



  • RCL: QW-O, OE-L, OE-O

MACR: 2544

Missions: 20


History of
B-17 42-30173 / Georgeous Hussy aka Circe aka All American

Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/43; Smoky Hill 29/4/43; Tinker 12/5/43; Lincoln 21/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG Earls Colne 28/5/43 GORGEOUS HUSSY; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Framlingham 6/6/43 CIRCE; 335BS [OE-O/L] Horham 12/6/43; 20m, Missing in Action Brunswick 10/2/44 with Jim Pearson, Co-pilot: Ralph Roe, Navigator: Fred Spingler, Bombardier: Arnold Malkin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sam Orlich, Ball turret gunner: Albt Durham, Waist gunner: Jim Henry (7 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Ralph Coyle, Waist gunner: Mike Croker,Tail gunner: Jackson Hardeman (3 Killed in Action); caught fire in action over Lingen and crashed Schaferhof, near Leeseringen rail station, four miles S of Nienburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2544. ALL AMERICAN.

Last updated: 15. February 2020


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