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42-102429

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 18/3/44; Morrison 2/4/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 17/4/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 15/7/44 with Vic Vlahovich, Bellonio, Gusciora, Ryan, Navarro, Stewart, Fletcher, Watkins, Barton, Van Deren (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed on mountain; Missing Air Crew Report 6955.

Service

Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 840th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Michael Bellonio

    Military | First Lieutenant | C0_pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Michael served as a First Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-17G #42-102429, 840th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. ...

  • Victor Vlahovich

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Victor served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on B-17G #42-102429, 840th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He enlisted in the Army on July 2, 1940, prior to the war, at Fort Douglas, Utah. Victor was ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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