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44-6268

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Hunter 20/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 3/7/44; Missing in Action 56m Regensburg 20/1/45 with Ray A Sunderlin, Robert J Brine, Robert W Allen, Harry R Hathaway, Robert F Richmond, John H Hinkle, James L Duncan, Frank J Seiferheld, Frederick B Oetting, William E Studebaker; enemy aircraft, crashed Beluno, Italy; all of the crew were killed; Missing Air Crew Report 11276.

Service

Units

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

  • 347th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Frederick Oetting

    Military | Sergeant | Tail gunner | 99th Bomb Group
    Shot down in B-17 44-6268 on 20 January 1945 Killed in Action (KIA)

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Regensburg, Germany 20 January 1945
Crashed 32100 Belluno, Province of Belluno, Italy 20 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2018 17:19:59 Lucy May Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Corrected 'Getting' to 'Oetting' following correspondence with Curt Von Soosten, nephew of Frederick Oetting.
See also: MACR 11276: https://www.fold3.com/image/30329204

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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