B 17F 42-3316 - Sea off Heligoland                                                               Updated:  18 JUN 2015

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e556032.htm Blakely R P 2ndLt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e556024.htm McComb H L T/Sgt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e556025.htm McDonough J F S/Sgt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e777944.htm Miller A J 2ndLt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e667036.htm Murphy J R S/Sgt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e667 e667.htm USA
u014275.htm Reep W T S/Sgt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 b270943 c014.htm Esbjerg
e556023.htm Schipani J T Sgt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e556026.htm Spicas A J S/Sgt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e556022.htm Storr W A 2ndLt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e556033.htm Weaver C A 2ndLt USAAF 550 p198.htm B17 423316 Bomb G Sea off Heligoland d280743 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B


Den 28. juli 1943 styrtede
B17 42-3316 i Nordsøen ud for Helgoland på udturen af et bombetogt til Warnemünde (her). Hele besætningen omkom.

1 flyver fra B17 42-3316 blev begravet i Esbjerg, 1 i USA og 7 i Belgien. 1 navn på Mindetavlen, NET.

MACR p196 B17 42-30401: "4 amerikanske bombefly styrtede i Nordsøen mellem den tyske kyst og Helgoland den morgen." (Måske omkring her).
De 3 af dem må være B17 42-30401 * B17 42-3316 * B17 42-30394.

Se tegning af besætningen på en B-17, Foto af en B-17 + B-17 i airmen.dk samt B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition og Ball Turret Gunner. 10 flyvere.

On 28 July 1943 B17 42-3316 crashed into the North Sea off Heligoland on the outward flight of a bombing raid on Warnemünde (here). All of the crew perished.

1 airman from B17 42-3316 was buried in Esbjerg,1 in the USA, and 7 airmen in Belgium. 1 NO - NET.

MACR p196 B17 42-30401: "4 USAAF bombers crashed in the North Sea between German Coast and Heligoland that morning." (Maybe about here).
3 of them must be B17 42-30401 * B17 42-3316 * B17 42-30394.

See a drawing of the crew of a B-17 * Photo of  a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk * B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition and the story of a Ball Turret Gunner.
550 BS, 385 BG, 93 CBW, 3BD. This B-17 took off from RAF Great Ashfield - USAAF Station 138. 10 airmen.