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42-30357

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 31/5/43; Morrison 9/6/43; Assigned 353BS/301BG St Donat 18/6/43; Oudna 6/8/43; Cerignola 7/12/43; Missing in Action 46m Piraeus 11/1/44 with Rich Williams, Shields, Elkin, DesRuissseau, Harkey, Day, Young (7 Killed in Action); Daley, Rappleye, Ogens (survive-3RTD?); mid air coll, crashed Poretson, Gr (?); Missing Air Crew Report 1831.

Service

Units

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 353rd Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Oudna

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Cheyenne Modification Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming 20 May 1943
Based Cerignola, Italy 7 December 1943 – 11 January 1944
Crashed Piraeus, Greece 11 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2019 21:03:00 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman, page 140
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_11.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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