42-30226 Spook V

Object Number - UPL 19291 - Flying Fortress B-17F 42-30226 'Spook V' 334th BS, 95th BG, 8th AF USAAF.

Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Gore 14/5/43; Kearney 27/5/43; Tinker 1/6/43; Dow Fd 6/6/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-L] Horham 15/6/43; 36m, Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Jim Higgins, Navigator: Don Gallagher, Bombardier: Vern Archibald, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Lugg, Waist gunner: Bob Humphrey (5 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Jim Munn, Radio Operator: Ray Garvey, Ball turret gunner: Austin Dulaney, Waist gunner: Gene Rountree,Tail gunner: Howard Thompson (5 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft shot #1 engine out, crashed Lutrebois, three miles SE of Bastogne, Bel.; Missing Air Crew Report 2256. SPOOK #V (No. 5).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16060366 / O-665661
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18005077 / T-000290
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-727183
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot/Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-729958
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

Bastogne, Belgium 29 January 1944 - 29 January 1944 Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44. Cause - enemy aircraft shot #1 engine out, crashed Lutrebois, three miles SE of Bastogne, Belgium; (5 x POW, 5 x KIA) Missing Air Crew Report MACR 2256.

Revisions

Date4 Dec 2015 23:14:29
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

AAM DB Entry.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 2256 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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