B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3195

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  • RCL: KY-O

MACR: 916 / KSU/ME/KU: 301


History of
B-17 42-3195

Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/43; Presque Is 27/4/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-O] Chelveston 22/6/43; Missing in Action 14/10/43 with Neal Fisher, Co-pilot: Clinton Bush, Radio Operator: Harvey Bennett, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clinton Bitton, Waist gunner: Loren Fink,Tail gunner: George LeFebre (6 Prisoner of War), Navigator: Carl Booth (body never recovered), Bombardier: Don Hissom, Ball turret gunner: Harry Insdorf, Waist gunner: Tom Therrien (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Waldenrath, near Geilenkirchen, 17 miles N of Aachen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 916.

Last updated: 18. March 2020


B-17 42-3195 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P F/O Verl D. Fischer POW
CP 2LT Clinton A. Bush POW
BOMB T/SGT Donald L. Hission KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Clinton L. Bitton POW
RO T/SGT Harvey Bennett POW
BT S/SGT Harold Insborf KIA
WG S/SGT Loren M. Fink POW
WG S/SGT Thomas E. Therrien KIA
TG S/SGT George G. La Febre POW

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