B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37982 / Tremblin’ Gremlin’

B-17 #42-37982 / Tremblin’ Gremlin’zoom_in

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Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: SU-K

Missions: 61

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History of
B-17 42-37982 / Tremblin’ Gremlin’

Delivered: Denver 3/11/43; Gr Island 12/11/43; ass 544BS/384BG [SU-K] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; MIA Hamm 19/9/44 Pilot: Joe Carnes, W. Wyatt, A. Benjamin, R. Chanter, C. Ford, F.Shick, J. King, R.Panici, E. Lucynski ‘ MACR ‘ . THE TREMBLIN’ GREMLIN.

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B-17 42-37982 / Tremblin’ Gremlin’ Details

Aircraft struck by flak just before the IP. After dropping bombs on target, left formation, apparently under control. Crew bailed out over Binche, Belgium. All crew returned to duty except ball turret gunner and tail gunner who were seriously injured.

42-37982 / Tremblin' Gremlin'

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B-17 42-37982 / Tremblin’ Gremlin’ Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P --- Joe Ross Carnes, Jr RTD
CP --- William Glenn Wyatt RTD
ENG/TT --- Charles William Ford, Jr. RTD
RO --- Frank Joseph Schick, Jr. RTD
BT --- James Bernard King, Jr. WIA
WG --- Raymond Arnold Panici RTD
TG --- Eugene Daniel Lucynski WIA
TOG --- Robert William Chanter RTD

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