B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97368 / Tailwind

B-17 #42-97368 / Tailwindzoom_in


  • RCL: BO-O

MACR: 8834


History of
B-17 42-97368 / Tailwind

Delivered Cheyenne 23/2/44; Rapid City 10/3/44; Grenier 14/3/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 368BS/306BG [BO-O] Thurleigh 28/4/44; Missing in Action Ruhrland 12/9/44 with John Sasser (died in hospital under going mastoidectomy 20/3/45), Co-pilot: Jim McStay, Navigator: Tony Carlino, Bombardier: Bob Banta, Radio Operator: Gene Carroll,Tail gunner: Ray Wilson (6 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Virgil MitchelsonWounded in Action, Ball turret gunner: Art Schultz, Waist gunner: Dave RevoltiWounded in Action (3 Prisoner of War); flak, crash landed Massow, near Freyensein, Wittstock, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8834. TAILWIND.

Last updated: 27. December 2018


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