B 17G 42-37807 - The North Sea                                                            Updated: 13 JAN 2019

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
v997006.htm Brooks C W Sgt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997008.htm Cherry C F Sgt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997009.htm Fiore A R Sgt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997010.htm Gately Jr. R E Sgt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997007.htm Guralski T S S/Sgt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997004.htm Kendall D S/Sgt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997003.htm Lawler R B 2ndLt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997002.htm Lieberman B C 2ndLt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997005.htm Mead Jr. F A 2ndLt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB
v997001.htm Rogers J P 2ndLt USAAF 350 p319.htm B17 42-37807 Bomb G The North Sea d190544 v997 v997.htm EVD to GB


B17 42-37807 nødlandede i Nordsøen omkring her den 19. maj 1944 efter angreb fra 3 tyske jagere. AOD har detaljer.
Dette er en af beretningerne om flyvere Reddet af fiskere i Nordsøen.

Fra deres redningsflåder kom flyverne over i en redningsbåd, der blev kastet ned til dem fra et britisk Hudson fly. De mødte 3 danske fiskerbåde.
En af dem sejlede flyverne tættere på England. 150 miles fra England kom de over i en hurtigbåd. Den danske fiskekutter sejlede tilbage igen.

Eneste danske kilde er AOD, der har mange detaljer.
Et stort spørgsmål: Hvem var de danske fiskere??? Kontakt meget gerne www.airmen.dk ud fra data nederst i Om airmen.dk. 10 flyvere.

B17 42-37807 ditched in the North Sea about here on 19 May 1944 after attack by 3 German fighters. AOD has details.
This is one of the stories about airmen Rescued by fishermen in the North Sea.

From their dinghies the airmen got into a lifeboat dropped to them by a British Hudson aircraft. They met 3 Danish fishing boats.
One of them sailed the airmen closer to England. 150 miles from England they came aboard a British Air-Sea Rescue Launch.
The Danish fishing cutter sailed back again.

The only Danish source is AOD with many details.
One big question: Who were the Danish fishermen??? Please contact www.airmen.dk via data shown at the bottom of About airmen.dk.

This B-17 was from 350 BS, 100 BG, 13 CBW, 3 BD, 8 AF of the USAAF. See also the 100th Bomb Group (Heavy) with Photos of the crew and Notes.
It took off from RAF Thorpe Abbotts - USAAF Station 139. See also 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.
See also B17s in airmen.dk and a drawing of the crew of a B-17 and Reflections on Being a Pilot in WWII by Bert Hallum.
10 airmen.