B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37894 / Pegasus IV

B-17 #42-37894 / Pegasus IVzoom_in

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  • RCL: BG-L

Missions: 42


History of
B-17 42-37894 / Pegasus IV

Delivered Denver 29/9/43; Gr Island 23/10/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-L] Horham 11/11/43; with C.E. Cyrik force landed RAF base, all OK 12/5/44; on return from mission, with engine out and other problems (42m) 10/6/44 with Vernon Sherwood, Co-pilot: Willis Homes, Navigator: Gerald Dubors, Bombardier: Dick Teeple, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Moore, Radio Operator: Carl Parks, Ball turret gunner: Ferdi Weaver, Waist gunner: Bill Ohl, Waist gunner: Socrates Troumpoles,Tail gunner: Larry Hereford (10 Returned to Duty); crash landed Bovingdon AF, UK, off the end of runway, through an orchard and several hedges, but no injuries; salvaged 12/6/44. PEGASUS IV.

Last updated: 3. April 2018


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