History of the
B-17 #42-30804

Delivered Dallas 30/7/43; Gore Fd 31/8/43; Dallas 2/8/43; Redmond 17/8/43; Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-G] Chelveston 18/9/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Vic Maxwell, Co-pilot: Willis Rowen, Navigator: Urban Klister, Bombardier: Andy Zavar, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Silas Adamson, Radio Operator: Jerome Pumo, Ball turret gunner: Craig Conley (7 Killed in Action), Waist gunner: Herb Whitehead, Waist gunner: Chas Crane,Tail gunner: Bill Connelley (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Glashofen, near Markt Heidenfeldt, 15 miles NW of Wurzburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 922.

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  1. von Bob Gill am 06. May 2018 22:21 Uhr

    Based on the time & location of the crash of 42-30804’s this B-17 was likely the victim of the Me-110 flown by Fw Karl Brandl, 6./ZG-76, based on the information contained in Brandl’s flight log book & in the Luftwaffe victory credits list.


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