42-37757

Delivered Denver 19/8/43; Scott 16/9/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-N] Molesworth 18/10/43; crash landed on local flight landing on grass beside runway when u/c failed 10/12/43, with John Long, Co-pilot: Amon Earhart, Navigator: George Carroll, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Gray, Radio Operator: Ralph Jennings, pass-Parido Deloore, Taldino Teshone, Frank DeMario, Arnold Thompson, (9 Returned to Duty); sal 2nd SAD Lt Staughton 11/12/43.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-736839
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-746317
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34352181
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Long Beach, CA Built at Douglas.

Delivered

Denver AAF, CO 1943-08-19 Delivered Denver AAF 19-Aug-43.

Assigned

Molesworth, UK 1943-10-18 Assigned 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed

Molesworth, UK 1943-12-10 Crash landed on local flight landing on grass beside runway when u/c failed 10-Dec-43; 9 x RTD

Other

Salvaged

Abbotts Ripton, UK 1943-12-11 Salvaged to #2 SAD.

Revisions

Date9 Feb 2019 18:14:15
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:44
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log