History of the B-17 #42-3265 / Holy Mackeral!

Delivered Denver 18/4/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-Z] Andrews Fd 30/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; crashed on take off with Bill Stoneburner 9/9/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with pilot Ewing Leblanc, Co-pilot: Vic Navoka, Navigator: Ken Wales, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Silvio Martire, Radio Operator: Pete Dudas, Ball turret gunner: Andy Cowlman, Waist gunner: Bob Sudbury, Waist gunner: John Mattarochia,Tail gunner: George Kinney (9 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Lowell Rogers (Prisoner of War); collision with 42-30860, crashed Kimewerd, S of Harlingen, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 1568. HOLY MACKERAL!.

Details 42-3265 / Holy Mackeral!

Hit by flak and exploded in the air. Thereupon  mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-30860 on 16. December 1943

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