B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3501 / Kasch’s Kids

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3501 / Kasch’s Kids
  • RCL: MZ-K

History of
B-17 42-3501 / Kasch’s Kids

Delivered Hill 14/7/43; Gore 15/8/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-K] Snetterton 9/9/43; battle damaged Villacoublay 5/2/44 with Don Kasch, Co-pilot: Leroy Allen, Navigator: Gene Schadler, Bombardier: Roger Buhla, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Gerba, Radio Operator: Bob Stott, Ball turret gunner: Norman Wilcox, Waist gunner: John Lawsky, Waist gunner: Guy Wert,Tail gunner: Boles Masys{Wounded in Action} (10 Returned to Duty); crash landed on Oginwick Rd, Dymchurch, Kent, after battle damaged and engine failure over target; and also killed British soldier Joe Hampson (4th Battn. Somerset Light Inf). on ground, as well as injuring several civilians and wrecking homes. KASCH’S KIDS.

Published: 25. September 2017 / Last updated: 10. February 2018


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