B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31034 / Bonnie Donnie

B-17 #42-31034 / Bonnie Donniezoom_in



  • RCL: SC-G

MACR: 5309


History of
B-17 42-31034 / Bonnie Donnie

Delivered Dallas 8/9/43; to Gt Falls with Phil Sweet but force landed Pueblo, CO 10/9/43; Scott 20/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-G] Deenethorpe 8/11/43; Missing in Action Cologne 28/5/44 with George West, Waist gunner: Hugh Russell,Tail gunner: Mike Lefkin (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Doug McKinnon, Navigator: Lloyd Nutter, Bombardier: Tom Montgomery, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Francis Russell, Radio Operator: Bob Andrus, Ball turret gunner: John Womble, Waist gunner: Alf Morini (7 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Krensitz, nine miles NE of Leipzig, Ger; MACR 5309. BONNIE DONNIE.

Last updated: 11. February 2018


B-17 42-31034 / Bonnie Donnie Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT George E. West KIA
CP 1LT Douglas H. McKinnon POW
BOMB 1LT Thomas B. Montgomery POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Francis L. Russell POW
RO T/SGT Robert L. Andrus POW
BT S/SGT John L. Womble POW
WG S/SGT Hugh D. Russell KIA
WG S/SGT Alfred J. Morini POW
TG S/SGT Michael Lefkin KIA

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