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42-102913

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 17/4/44; Hunter 29/4/44; Grenier 15/5/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG Lucera 25/5/44; Missing in Action Wiener Neudorf 26/7/44 with John Sullivan, Bombardier: Kennedy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Nicoll, Radio Operator: Hanifin, Ball turret gunner: Childers, Waist gunner: Wimberly, Waist gunner: Birch,Tail gunner: Kurtz (8 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Ingersoll, Navigator: Sharkey (2 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Wiener Neustadt; Missing Air Crew Report 7124.

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People

  • William Sharkey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 301st Bomb Group
    Shot down in B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-102913) on 26 July 1944 during a mission to Weiner Neudorf Austria. Sharkey was taken prisoner of war (POW) and imprisoned at Stalag Luft III.

Places

  • Lucera

    Military site : airfield

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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