B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31467 / Sac Hound

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31467 / Sac Hound


  • RCL: IN-J

MACR: 2742


History of
B-17 42-31467 / Sac Hound

Delivered Cheyenne 4/11/43; Kearney 1/12/43; Romulus 9/12/43; Grenier 10/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-J] Deenethorpe 6/1/44; Missing in Action Frankfurt 2/3/44 with Bill Sheahan, Co-pilot: Elliott Ogden, Navigator: Bob Davis, Bombardier: Doug Conway, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Rich Rickey, Radio Operator: Don Silverstein, Waist gunner: Seymour Falk (7 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Hazard Justice, Waist gunner: Roger Leking,Tail gunner: John O’Mara (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, exploded mid air, crashed St Gerard-Ardennes, 10 miles SW of Namur, Bel; Missing Air Crew Report 2742. SAC HOUND.

Last updated: 20. June 2018


B-17 42-31467 / Sac Hound Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT William G. Sheahan POW
CP 2LT Elliott B. Ogden POW
BOMB 2LT Douglas M. Conway POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Richard W. Rickey POW
RO T/SGT Donald W. Silverstein POW
BT S/SGT Hazard Justice KIA
WG S/SGT Seymour Falk POW
WG S/SGT Roger T. Leking KIA
TG S/SGT John W. O'Mara KIA

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