B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32082 / The Passionate Witch II

B-17 #42-32082 / The Passionate Witch IIzoom_in



MACR: 3488


History of
B-17 42-32082 / The Passionate Witch II

Delivered Cheyenne 22/1/44; Billings 25/1/44; Cheyenne 30/1/44; Kearney 11/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 3/3/43; with Bob Cook, force landed English base 20/3/44 (10 Returned to Duty); Missing in Action Berlin 28/3/44 with Bob Cook, Radio Operator: George Silva,Tail gunner: John McLaughlinseverely wia, died in hospital next day (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Ron Casey, Navigator: John Osswalt, Bombardier: John Rowland, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gerald Poplett, Ball turret gunner: Carl Blichmann, Waist gunner: Fremont Granade, Waist gunner: Dick Thayer (7 Killed in Action); flak hit #4 gas tank, the right wing broke off and it spun in to crashed near Chateaudun A/fd, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 3488. PASSIONATE WITCH II.

Last updated: 8. December 2021


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