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43-38265 unknown name

B-17G-80-BO

 

July 14, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

July 24, 1944 to Kearney

August 7, 1944 to Grenier

August 13, 1944 Assigned to the 7th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38265 E/I 4BS Halbert (deputy lead)

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38265 E/I 4BS Bice

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38265 E/I 4BS McCage

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38265 E/I 7BS Vick

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38265 E/I (unused ground spare)

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38265 E/I 391BS Whited

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38265 E/I 7BS McCage

 

B-17G 43-38265 E/I Missing in Action Kassel. Received a direct flak hit just behind the wing. The plane caught fire and the tail began to twist off. Aircraft dove out of formation and fell apart at about 10,000 feet. Crashed Muenchenhof, Germany?. With 7BS. Pilot: McCage. Missing Air Crew Report # 9369. 9 Killed in Action.

KIA McCAGE WILLIAM T  (P)                        1 LT        7              O-697365                25 MURRAY KY

KIA SMITH LOUIE M  (CP)                              2LT         7              O-820088                21 WASHINGTON DC

KIA KILLOREN EUGENE R (N)                        2 LT        7              O-712587                25 APPLETON WI

KIA BOATRIGHT WILLIAM G (B)                 F/O         7              T-123903                14 HOUSTON TX

KIA SEATON CARLTON G (TT)                     T/SGT    7              39554587                21 CULVER CITY CA

KIA CUMMINGS JOSEPH B (R)                       T/SGT    7              32839914                22 BUFFALO NY

KIA CAMP CHARLES E (W)                            S/SGT     7              34624578                20 GUNTOWN MI

KIA PETERSON HARRY M (TG)                     S/SGT     7              39129436                27 SANTA ROSA CA

KIA BURNS BERNARD J (NG)                         S/SGT     7              33575034                22 CLEVELAND OH