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Sgt. Julio G Vega, Tailgunner on B17G 42-107199 " POWERFUL KATRINKA" crashed in sea near Channel Isles on June 11th 1944

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Units

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Julio Vega

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 11 June 1944 in B-17 #42107199. Plane crashed into Channel. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Aircraft

  • 42-107199 Powerful Katrinka

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-J] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action French A/fds (Dinar-Pleurtvit) (19m) 11/6/44 with Bill Gavin, Co-pilot: John Dallenbach, Navigator: Norm Bernstein, Bombardier:...

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Date Contributor Update
01 December 2019 10:33:16 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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