B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30408 / Sharon Belle

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  • RCL: UX-Q

MACR: 688


History of
B-17 42-30408 / Sharon Belle

Delivered Cheyenne 28/5/43; Gore 9/6/43; Dalhart 27/6/43; Tinker 7/7/43; Gr Isle 28/7/43; Presque Is 4/8/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-Q] Alconbury 14/8/43; detailed Solingen but blew up near RAF Silverstone, crashed Astwell Castle, Helmdon, Northamptonshire after recall 30/11/43 with Bill Holland, Co-pilot: Capt Dick Pugh327BS CO, Navigator: Leighton Patterson, Bombardier: Bill Munro, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Glaspell, Radio Operator: Bill Freeman, Ball turret gunner: Harry Scott, Waist gunner: Dean Landfear, Waist gunner: Chas Slayton,Tail gunner: Henry Brannan (10 Killed in Service). Missing Air Crew Report 688; Salvaged 13/12/43. SHARON BELLE.

Last updated: 18. October 2019


B-17 42-30408 / Sharon Belle Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT William Murray Holland, Jr. KIS
CP CPT Richard W. Pugh KIS CO, 327th Sq
BOMB 2LT William Standley Munro, Jr. KIS
ENG/TT T/SGT Thomas D. Glaspell KIS
RO T/SGT Billy Freeman KIS
BT S/SGT Harry A. Scott KIS
WG S/SGT Dean Landfear KIS
WG S/SGT Charles E. Slayton KIS
TG S/SGT Henry P. Brannan KIS

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