42-31512 Ice Cold Katie

Delivered Denver 13/11/43; Gt Falls 15/11/43; Denver 22/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; Presque Is 25/12/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-H] Framlingham 2/1/44; suffered n/battle damaged hitting tree at Grundisburgh Hall, Sfk, being slow timed on 2/6/44, with Jack Fleck, Co-pilot: Nils Odstrom, Navigator: Bill Kleintank, Bombardier: Bill Alford, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alvin Rosenburg, Radio Operator: Ray Conway, Ball turret gunner: Alex Mackay, Passenger - M/Sgt Jim Burton (Crew chief), Passenger - Lt St John Williams [30th St. Com. Sq.) (10 Killed in Service). Wreckage simply burnt out, Salvaged 4/6/44. ICE COLD KATIE.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: O-761380
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Denver, CO 13 November 1943

Assigned

Framlingham Airfield, UK 2 January 1943 390BG 569BS

Crashed

Grundisburgh Hall, Ipswich Rd, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge IP13 6TJ, UK 2 June 1944

Revisions

Date25 Nov 2020 00:50:57
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

http://5085.sydneyplus.com/final/portal.aspx?lang=en-US
B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:38
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 15349 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database