B-17G #42-39830 'Berlin Playboy' collided with another B-17 on a mission to Augsburg, GR on 18 Mar 1944 and crashed WSW of Poix, FR. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Long Beach 14/9/43; Gr Island 3/10/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Y] Thorpe Abbotts 8/10/43; Missing in Action Munich 18/3/44 with Paul Martin, Co-pilot: Tom Cryan, Navigator: Tom Hughes, Bombardier: Albt Racz, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...
|Born||Cedar Grove, North Carolina, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||18 March 1944|
|Died||18 March 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:26:13||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3234 / MACR 3234, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database