B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31013 / Ole Casey Jones aka Myassam Dragon

B-17 #42-31013 / Ole Casey Jones aka Myassam Dragonzoom_in

Source:
www.fold3.com

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: XM-L

MACR: 7836 / KU: 2563

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History of
B-17 42-31013 / Ole Casey Jones aka Myassam Dragon

Delivered Cheyenne 3/9/43; Gr Isle 28/9/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG [XM-L] Rougham 10/10/43 OLE CASEY JONES; MIA Regensburg 21/7/44 Pilot: Ken Gregg, Ken Smith, John Peterson, Joe George, John Price, Fred Kendig, Joe Zagula, Walter Woolf, Latham Neal, Carl Allen (10KIA); flak hit between #1 and #2, wing burst into flame then ship exploded, crashed Gilze Rijen, Hol. MACR 7836. MYASSAM DRAGON.

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B-17 42-31013 / Ole Casey Jones aka Myassam Dragon Details

From MACR 7836

This aircraft was hit by flak on course into target at 51°20’N – 04°40’E while flying at 20000 feet at 0850 hours. Aircraft appeared to be hit between #1 and #2 engine. Aircraft turned over on it’s back and then resumed normal flying position. It then dropped off into a spin and was seen to explode before hitting the ground. Aircraft was burning and the flames were visible. Four (4) chutes were observed. No further information regarding the crew or aircraft is known.

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B-17 42-31013 / Ole Casey Jones aka Myassam Dragon Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Kenneth L. Gregg KIA
CP 2LT Kenneth E. Smith KIA
BOMB 2LT Joseph J. George KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT John G. Price KIA
RO S/SGT Frederick R. Kendig KIA
BT SGT Joseph M. Zagula KIA
WG SGT Walter L. Woolf KIA
WG SGT Lathan W. Neal KIA
TG SGT Carl E. Allen KIA

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