B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38073 / Luck of Judith Ann

B-17 #42-38073 / Luck of Judith Annzoom_in




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B-17 42-38073 / Luck of Judith Ann

Delivered Cheyenne 16/12/43; Gr Island 27/12/43; Assigned 750BS/457BG [F] Glatton 3/2/44; mission to French coast 11/8/44 with GeraLD Ross, Co-pilot: Sam Sayer, Navigator: Chester Tingle, Bombardier: Tom Matassa, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Camille Blais, Radio Operator: Hulitt Kirkhart, Ball turret gunner: Tom Maulstesby, Waist gunner: Rich Burdett, Waist gunner: John Collins,Tail gunner: Carl Adolfson (10 Returned to Duty); flak damaged nose, then an engine was feathered, crew bailed safely; aircraft bellied in with #2 torn loose, crashed Lanloup, on Brest Peninsula, Fr; transferred 1 SAD Troston, Sfk. UK 16/8/44. LUCK OF JUDITH ANN.

Last updated: 2. July 2018


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