B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30230 / Homesick Angel

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Missions: 9


History of
B-17 42-30230 / Homesick Angel

Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Sioux City 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 11/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned: 562BS/388BG Knettishall 17/6/43; following Regensburg shuttle mission suffered battle damage over Bordeaux on return trip to base 24/8/43, Pilot: Lloyd Humphries, Co-Pilot: Henry Rodgers, Navigator: Jerome Flohr, Bombardier: Seldon Smith, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Franklin, Radio Operator: Joe Hallam, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Pawlicki, Waist Gunner: Bill Sawyer, Waist Gunner: Kelley Hill, Tail Gunner: Jack Ford (10RTD); no gas, crash-landed a mile E of Stanton, near Hepworth, Sfk. Salvaged. 31/8/43. HOMESICK ANGEL.

Last updated: 29. December 2018


B-17 42-30230 / Homesick Angel Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Loyd Parker Humphries RTD
CP 1LT Henry J. Rodgers RTD
BOMB 2LT Seldon B. Smith RTD
ENG/TT T/SGT Edward Livingston Franklin RTD
RO S/SGT Joseph Eugene Hallam RTD
BT S/SGT Edward C. Pawlicki RTD
WG --- William D. Sawyer RTD
WG S/SGT Kelly Hill Jr. RTD
TG S/SGT Jack Smith Ford RTD

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