B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30273 / Patsy Ann III

B-17 #42-30273 / Patsy Ann IIIzoom_in



  • RCL: BG-F

MACR: 942


History of
B-17 42-30273 / Patsy Ann III

Delivered Cheyenne 7/5/43; Gore 8/5/43; Cheyenne 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Kearney 27/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 16/6/43; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-F] Horham 17/6/43; with R.C. Cozens force landed RAF St Eval 28/6/43; Missing in Action (18m) Munster 10/10/43 with Bill Buckley, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dick Sluder, Radio Operator: Ralph Piner, Ball turret gunner: Harry Balmer, Waist gunner: Leo Baron (5 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Fred Kennie, Navigator: Bob Barto, Bombardier: Edison Janney, Waist gunner: Don Reinhart (4 Prisoner of War),Tail gunner: Ed Burlingham (Returned to Duty); enemy aircraft blew off complete tail, crashed Bertling House, Sinningen, 13 miles N of Munster, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 942. PATSY ANN III.

Published: 9. January 2018 / Last updated: 29. September 2017


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