42-102494

B-17G-50-BO 42-102494

708th SQ

 

Delivered Cheyenne 8/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 19/4/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG [CQ- ] Rattlesden 20/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Ralph Simon, Co-pilot: Ed Tully, Navigator: Joe Teixeira, Bombardier: Ralph Pittman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Urdia, Radio Operator: Herman Grimm, Ball turret gunner: Clyde Chastain, Waist gunner: Kerwin Tozier, Waist gunner: Bill Nicholas, Tail gunner: Gene Minton (10 Killed in Action); hit by prop wash from another B-17, crashed North Sea, off St Peter, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 5249.

 

 


 

708SQ; MIA Berlin 5/24/44 w/Simon; hit by prop wash from another a/c, cr North Sea; 10KIA

Some information sourced from the American Air Museum database