B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37644 / Feather Merchant

B-17 #43-37644 / Feather Merchantzoom_in



MACR: 11231 / KSU/ME/KU: 3512


History of
B-17 43-37644 / Feather Merchant

Delivered Cheyenne 8/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned: 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 7/6/44; 729BS; MIA Misburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Vince Seger, Dave Harrison, Tony Morbeto, John Dieball, Bill Bruns, Mike Zahn, Everett Malcolm (7POW); Lew Carpenter, George Pierson (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Hamburg, Germany. MACR 11231. FEATHER MERCHANT.

Last updated: 9. June 2021


B-17 43-37644 / Feather Merchant Details

Fighters hit this ship at same time of attack. When ship was going down, peeled off to the right, spiraled down, two slow rolls over on back with fighters following. No chutes seen.


B-17 43-37644 / Feather Merchant Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Vicent S. Seger POW
CP F/O Lewis E. Carpenter KIA
BOMB F/O Anthony C. Morbeto POW
ENG/TT T/SGT John W. Dieball POW
RO T/SGT William J. Bruns POW
BT SGT Mike C. Zahn POW
WG S/SGT Everett J. Malcom POW
TG S/SGT George R. Pierson KIA

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