B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38015

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38015


MACR: 2342


History of
B-17 42-38015

Delivered Cheyenne 14/11/43; Syracuse 9/12/43; Presque Is 11/12/43; ass 338BS/96BG Snetterton 16/12/43; MIA Evreux 6/2/44 Pilot: Jake Kurfzberg, Co-Pilot: Bob Miner, Navigator: Bill Frank, Bombardier: Bill Weiner, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Roever, Radio Operator: Bob Huhtala, Ball Turret Gunner: O.S. McIver, Waist Gunner: Ed Majeska, Tail Gunner: Walt Swietoniowski (9KIA); Waist Gunner: Jose Pino (POW); Enemy aircraft hit gas tank in left wing which blew up, the collided with FW190 and crashed Pisseleux, a mile W of Villers-Cotterets, Fr; MACR 2342.

Last updated: 2. March 2019


B-17 42-38015 Details

Shot down by Willius Karl commander of the 2/JG 26 in his FW 190,


B-17 42-38015 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Jacob Kurtzberg KIA
CP 2LT Robert L. Miner KIA
BOMB 2LT William C. Weiner KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT John L. Roever KIA
RO S/SGT Robert J. Huhtala KIA
BT S/SGT Oscar S. McIver KIA
WG S/SGT Edward F. Majeska KIA
WG --- Jose Pino POW
TG S/SGT Walter B. Swientoniowski KIA

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