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43-37646

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 8/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Presque Is 28/6/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [H8-A] Sudbury 29/6/44; {23m} Missing in Action Osnabruck 21/11/44 with Howard Glashoff (Killed in Action); Lester Keson, Harry Lovely, Tom Mahon, Cecil Rasco, John Haerle, Tom Seckel, Don Miller, Dan Alpha (8 Prisoner of War); mech fault, crashed Halle, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 10405. LOW PRESSURE LULU.

Service

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 833rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Daniel Alpha

    Military | Private | Tail Gunner | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' #4337646

  • Howard Glashoff

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 486th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Halle in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' 43-37646. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Haerle

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' #4337646. Died in plane crash on way home after liberation; buried at Ardennes military in Belgium

  • Lester Keson

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 486th Bomb Group

  • Edward Kimball

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 486th Bomb Group

  • Harry Lovely

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' #4337646

  • Thomas Mahon

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' #4337646

  • Donald Miller

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' #4337646

  • Cecil Rasco

    Military | Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low pressure Lulu' #4337646

  • Thomas Seckel

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Halle on 11/21/44 in B-17 'Low Pressure Lulu' #4337646

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 21 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 10405 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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