B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3289 / Wolf Pack

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3289 / Wolf Pack

Manufacturer:
Douglas

MACR: 3066

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History of
B-17 42-3289 / Wolf Pack

Delivered Denver 11/5/43; Bangor 15/6/43; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 23/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Ed Wick, Co-pilot: Allen Lemley, Navigator: Bob Merriam, Bombardier: Frank Boyer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clayton Junkin, Waist gunner: Chris Ivanoff, Waist gunner: Neil Riccardi (7 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Andy Fabiszewski, Ball turret gunner: Bill Shawley,Tail gunner: Rolland Allard (3 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Dettingen-an-der-Erms, seven miles NE of Reutlingen, Ger, Missing Air Crew Report 3066. WOLF PACK.

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B-17 42-3289 / Wolf Pack Details

This a/c suffered fierce attacks by fighters between IP and target, losing one engine and damaging flight controls. With the loss of one engine and right wing on fire seven crew bailed out before a/c went into a spin and crashed on the east side of Dettingen an der Erms, about 7 miles north-east of Reutlingen, Germany, at 10:50 hrs. The R/O and ball turret gunner were killed in the a/c during fighter attacks. 3 KIA 7 POW.

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B-17 42-3289 / Wolf Pack Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Edward Arthur Wick POW
CP F/O Allan Byron Lemley POW
BOMB 2LT Frank Lawrence Boyer POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Clayton Melvin Junkin POW
RO S/SGT Andrew William Fabiszewski KIA
BT S/SGT William Lynn Shawley KIA
WG S/SGT Chris Ivanoff Jr. POW
WG S/SGT Neil Robert Riccardi POW
TG S/SGT Roland Allard KIA

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