The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down by flak and fighters on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 March 1944, B-17G #42-31403 crashed W of Berlin. Prisoner of War (POW).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 29/10/43; Gr Island 13/11/43; Nashville 27/11/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-Y] Snetterton 23/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 8/3/43 with Clark Ross, Co-pilot: Tom Zimmerman, Navigator: Harry Whitenight, Flight engineer/top turret...
|Born||Georgetown, Colorado, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||8 March 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:25:46||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3424 / MACR 3424, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces; Snetterton Falcons, pg 118 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database