History of the
B-17 #42-30274 / Our Bay-Bee

Delivered Cheyenne 8 May 1943; Gore 9 May 1943; Smoky Hill 17 May 1943; Dow Field 5 June 1943; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-Q] Horham 15 June 1943; 5 missions. Missing in Action Regensburg 17 August 1943 with a 335BS crew.

Details 42-30274 / Our Bay-Bee

Attacked by enemy aircraft on the route going into the target. Was last sighted south of Eupen, Belgium. The damaged aircraft left the formation and 7 chutes were seen to leave the ship, after which the plane exploded. Crashed Mol, SE of Turnhout, Belgium. Missing Air Crew Report : MACR 402. For much more details about OUR BAY-BEE and its crew, go to

Crew 42-30274 / Our Bay-Bee

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTWalter A. BakerPOW
CP1LTMartin G. MinnichEVD
BOMB2LTHenry P. SarnowEVD
ENG/TTT/SGTAlvin O. ForneyPOW
ROT/SGTWalter T. McDermottPOW
BTS/SGTJohn WhiteEVD
WGS/SGTRoscoe J. AldermanPOW
WGS/SGTWilliam H. Binnebose JrWIAPOW
TGS/SGTAlbert G. BergeronPOW

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