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42-30325

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/43; Spokane 20/5/43; Portland 4/6/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/7/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-D] Framlingham 18/7/43; on mission to Frankfurt 29/1/44 with ? crew ?; coll with 42-30334 (390BG) but returned to base; co-pilot Bob Watson (KIA on 12/6/44; Salvaged at Greencastle, N. Ireland 2/5/45. MISS CARRY.

Service

People

  • Richard Autry

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 51

  • Robert Baldi

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 51

  • Andrew Brown

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 51

  • Ross Farris

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 43. Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x missions. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Kubitski

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 43. Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x missions ( 19 x aboard 42-30325 "Miss Carry"). Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Roland Malfitano

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 47

  • Ellis McClintick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 390th Bomb Group
    Served in the Air Force for 30 years. Served as a navigator during the war. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel ...

  • Jack Pelton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 51

Places

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 January 2020 03:04:54 phil marchese Changes to production block number
Sources

Corrected block no. to Freeman' s list.

Date Contributor Update
30 January 2020 02:56:23 phil marchese Changes to production block number, manufacturer and markings
Sources

AAM synopsis conforms to image.

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2020 18:49:18 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the nickname mentioned in the A/C “Description”.

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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