B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5245

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5245


MACR: 482


History of
B-17 42-5245

Delivered Tulsa 23/10/42; West Palm Beach 15/12/42; Assigned 414BS/97BG Biskra 12/1/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; Pont-du-Fahs 1/8/43; Depienne 15/8/43; Missing in Action Foggia 25/8/43 with Bill Light, Elliott, Woods, Mansor, Edwards, Kohlreiser, Mayer, Cook, Horeanopoulos, Laboyteaux (10RTD?); flak, ditched; Missing Air Crew Report 482.

Last updated: 16. August 2020


B-17 42-5245 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P --- William W. Light POW
CP --- Harry A. Elliot UNK No POW records found. Probably RTD
BOMB --- Vernon E. Mansur POW
ENG/TT --- Harry M. Edwards UNK No POW records found. Probably RTD
RO --- Norbert N. Kohlrieser POW
BT --- Louis F. Mayer POW
WG --- Nicholas A. Horeanopoulos UNK No POW records found. Probably RTD
WG --- Warren R. Cook POW
TG --- Clarence E. Laboyteaux POW

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