B 17F 42-30421 - The North Sea                                                                 Updated:  18 JUN 2015

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777391.htm De Keyrel H R S/Sgt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e667024.htm Felece J F 1stLt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e667 e667.htm USA
e667046.htm Harper E R S/Sgt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e667 e667.htm USA
e777390.htm Harrington W F Sgt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM
e777946.htm Kendall J W 2ndLt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
u050050.htm Parsons J A S/Sgt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 b031243 c050.htm Lemvig
e556011.htm Rubens B T/Sgt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e556013.htm Salyer B M S/Sgt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e777953.htm Sullivan J W 2ndLt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e667026.htm Wilson D B 2ndLt USAAF 561 p228.htm B17 4230421 Bomb G The North Sea d021043 e667 e667.htm USA


Den 2. oktober 1943 styrtede B17 42-30421 i Nordsøen på tilbagevejen fra et bombetogt til Emden (her). Hele besætningen omkom.

1 flyver fra B17 42-30421 blev begravet i Lemvig. 4 blev begravet i Belgien og 3 i USA. 2 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.

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 Gunner10 flyvere.

On 2 October 1943 B17 42-30421 crashed into the North Sea on the return flight from a bombing raid on Emden (here). All of the crew perished.

1 airman from B17 42-30421 was buried in Lemvig, Denmark. 4 were buried in BELGIUM and 3 in the USA. 2 airmen have no known grave.

See a drawing of the crew of a B-17, Photo of  a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk and B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition and the story of a Ball Turret Gunner.

B17 42-330421 was from 561 BS, 388th Bomb Group, 45 CBW and 3 BD. 388th BG Assn. This B-17 took off from RAF Knettishall - USAAF Station 136.

10 airmen.