B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31539

B-17 #42-31539zoom_in

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www.fold3.com

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: RD-O

MACR: 4821

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History of
B-17 42-31539

Delivered Cheyenne 20/11/43; Gr Island 5/12/43; Romulus 16/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-O] Thurleigh 4/1/44; Missing in Action Erding 24/4/44; enemy aircraft KO’d #3 & #4, crash landed Neftenbach, Switz; Missing Air Crew Report 4821. 10 INT

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B-17 42-31539 Details

At approximately 1350 hours, near Augsburg, Germany. Lt. Ebert was hit by fighters; the No. 4 engine was windmilling and gasoline was leaking out of the right wing. No chutes were observed

1Lt. W. C. B. Koch

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B-17 42-31539 Crew

PositionRankNameStatusNote
P1LTDale EbertINT
CP2LTKerneth J. HallINT
BOMB1LTJulius TobiasINT
ENG/TTT/SGTKenneth N. FeltnerINT
ROT/SGTCharles W. HambyINT
BTS/SGTJames B. EarlyINT
WGS/SGTJames D. StottsINTcommitted suicide by jumping from a hospital window, 16/10/44
WGS/SGTIra E. Walker, Jr.INT
TGS/SGTMartin J. KnappINT

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