B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38205 / Thundermug aka Winged Fury

B-17 #42-38205 / Thundermug aka Winged Furyzoom_in



MACR: 6906


History of
B-17 42-38205 / Thundermug aka Winged Fury

Delivered Cheyenne 14/1/44; Morrison 6/2/44; Savannah 14/2/44; slated 385BG Gt Ashfield as THUNDERMUG, but transferred 816BS/483BG Tortorella 30/3/44; transferred 49BS/2BG Amendola 31/3/44; Missing in Action Vienna 16/7/44 with Bob O’Brien, Navigator: Bob Morlan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Kelly (3KIA, the latter died on forced march from POW camp); Co-pilot: Norene Ostgulen, Bombardier: Earl Jorgensen{Wounded in Action}, Radio Operator: Bob Winters, Ball turret gunner: Jim Frampton, Waist gunner: Bob Squires, Waist gunner: Ray Bryner,Tail gunner: Henry Wagner (7 Prisoner of War); flak caused wing fire and engine cowling blown off, crashed Goetzendorf, one chute seen. Missing Air Crew Report 6906. WINGED FURY.

Last updated: 10. November 2019


B-17 42-38205 / Thundermug aka Winged Fury Details

Update 09 April 2019:
Photo shows B-17 #42-38206.

No photo of #42-38205 known.


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