B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5392 / City of Albuquerque aka Stric Nine

B-17 #42-5392 / City of Albuquerque aka Stric Ninezoom_in

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[Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: GN-X

MACR: 285

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History of
B-17 42-5392 / City of Albuquerque aka Stric Nine

Delivered Tulsa 29/11/42; Salina 25/1/43. Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-X] Molesworth 26/3/43, then 358BS [VK-O] ; 21m. Missing in Action Gilze-Rijen 19/8/43 with 6KIA – (bodies washed up weeks later). Enemy aircraft, #3 was out and wing on fire, ditched North Sea, off Hoek van Holland. Missing Air Crew Report 285. STRIC NINE / City of Albuquerque

Published: 17. May 2017 / Last updated: 5. June 2017

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B-17 42-5392 / City of Albuquerque aka Stric Nine Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Lauren H. Quillen KIA
CP 2LT John R. Homan KIA
BOMB 2LT William N. Irish KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Eldon F. Richter KIA
RO T/SGT Salvador J. DiCosmo KIA
BT S/SGT Elbert O. Price POW
WG S/SGT Paul W. Abernathy POW
WG S/SGT Joe H. Brown POW
TG --- Arthur K. Sauer POW

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