B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31172 / Miss Patricia

B-17 #42-31172 / Miss Patriciazoom_in



  • RCL: GY-B

MACR: 4279


History of
B-17 42-31172 / Miss Patricia

Delivered Cheyenne 27/9/43; Harvard 13/10/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-B] Thurleigh 26/11/43; Missing in Action Oberpfaffenhofen 24/4/44 with Irwin Schwedock, Co-pilot: Paul Gambiana, Navigator: Harris Palmer, Bombardier: Howard Hunter, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed McNeil, Radio Operator: Constantine Tsairis, Ball turret gunner: George Dufau, Waist gunner: Martin Willoughby, Waist gunner: Dick Iacona,Tail gunner: Bryce Frisbie (10INT); enemy aircraft KOd #2 with damage to #3; crash landed Dubendorf, Switz; Missing Air Crew Report 4279; (old B-17F top turret installed). MISS PATRICIA.

Last updated: 6. June 2018


B-17 42-31172 / Miss Patricia Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Irwin Schwedock INT
CP 2LT Paul J. Gambaiana INT
BOMB 2LT Howard H. Hunter, Jr. INT
ENG/TT T/SGT Edward N. McNeil INT
RO T/SGT Constantine Tsairis INT
BT S/SGT George L. Dufau INT
WG S/SGT Martin L. Willoughby INT
WG S/SGT Richard P. Iacona INT
TG S/SGT Bryce, C. Frisbie INT

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