B 17G 42-31972 - Fliegerhorst Odense                                          Updated: 12 AUG 2021

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888289.htm Baldwin C J S/Sgt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888291.htm Carl J S/Sgt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888288.htm Claypool W D T/Sgt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888290.htm Corey J S/Sgt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888286.htm Garth V J 1stLt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888284.htm McDaniel S L 2ndLt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888285.htm Schaeffer J R 2ndLt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888287.htm Tucker G T/Sgt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888283.htm Wilds Jr. J E 1stLt USAAF 527 p312.htm B17 42-31972 Bomb G Fliegerhorst Odense d130544 o888 o888.htm POW


"Piloten foretog en nødlanding, hvor flyet blev noget beskadiget. Hele besætningen blev taget til fange af tyskerne to timer senere nær Beldringe." (FT85-79-31)
Alle besætningsmedlemmer blev sendt til Dulag Luft Oberursel. (Kilde: AOD)  Mere i p312MACR.

Landingen var midt i området (omkring her ved Lufthavnvej 131, Beldringe, 5270 Odense N) hvor tyskerne et halvt år før var begyndt at bygge det,
der har haft flere navne: Fliegerhorst Odense - Lunde Flyveplads - Beldringe Flyveplads - Beldringe Lufthavn - Odense Lufthavn.

Se Beldringe (Lunde) Flyveplads 1945 og meget mere ved Historiecenter Beldringe. Se også Hans Christian Andersen Airport og  Odense Airport.
Se Foto af en B-17 + B-17 i airmen.dk.
9 flyvere. 

 "The pilot made a crash landing, which damaged the plane. All of the crew were taken prisoners by the Germans two hours later near Beldringe." (FT85-79-31)
All of the crew members were taken to Dulag Luft Oberursel. (Source: AOD) More in p312MACR.

The landing took place at the centre of the area (about here at Lufthavnvej 131, DK-5270 Odense N) where half a year earlier the Germans had started the construction
of what has had several names: Fliegerhorst Odense - Lunde Airfield - Beldringe Airfield - Beldringe Airport - Odense Airport.

See more at Historycentre Beldringe. Also Hans Christian Andersen Airport and Odense Airport.

B17 42-31972 belonged to 527 BS, 379 BG, 41 CBW, 1 BD. This B-17 took off from RAF Kimbolton USAAF Station 117 on a bombing raid to Stettin.
Drawing ot the crew of a B-17. See also Photo of a B-17+ B-17s in airmen.dk.
9 airmen.