B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31804 / The Irish Orphans

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31804 / The Irish Orphans


MACR: 4660


History of
B-17 42-31804 / The Irish Orphans

Delivered Denver 22/12/43; St Joseph 6/1/43; Kansas City 7/1/44; St Louis 9/1/44; Lakeland 10/1/44; Morrison 14/2/44; Assigned 775BS/463BG Celone 16/2/44; Missing in Action Weiner Neustadt, Aus. 10/5/44 with Gerald Gowen, Bombardier: Harry Mohler, Ball turret gunner: Bob Nutty, Waist gunner: John Punzar,Tail gunner: Bob Omundson (5 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: John Farrington, Navigator: Harry Kennedy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Leon Brisson, Radio Operator: Theo Dawson, Waist gunner: Tony Nicholopoulos (5 Killed in Action) flak, crashed Foestenhof, Aus; Missing Air Crew Report 4660. THE IRISH ORPHANS.

Last updated: 7. June 2018


B-17 42-31804 / The Irish Orphans Details

Maybe crew and MACR mixed up with the other B-17 #42-31685. Both flown in same formation site by site and lost at same day. Both crashed near Wiener Neustadt.


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