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43-38789 Fast Company

B-17G-95-BO

 

September 21, 1944 Delivered to Lincoln

October 6, 1944 to Dow Field   ???

September 28, 1944 Assigned to 303rd Bomb Group, Molesworth

September 29, 1944 Transferred to 391st Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham.

 

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Smith

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum             Major damage.

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38789 L/F 18BS Mann

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38789 L/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Bass

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38789 L/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman, M.

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Tyson

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38789 L/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Tyson

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Sherman

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Sherman

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Sherman

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Sherman

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum Landed in Belgium & brought back Richardson crew. Initial E/A claims: 1-0-0. Credits: 0

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Waarvick

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Blum

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38789 L/F 7BS Schell

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman         Serious Battle damage

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Lankford

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Gregory              Leaflets only.

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Tyson

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Bass

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Grisham Took off 0946 landed 1715.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BSFeldman

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman            Aborted - #3 engine out.

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Tyson

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Mason

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Jones

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Tyson

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Feldman

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-38789 L/F Feldman

 

                         May 21, 1945 43-38789 L/F Gast

Involved in a taxiing accident.

Gast, Floyd B. (P)

 

43-38789 Fast Company

B-17G-95-BO

June 20, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Hinkel crew # 43-34. (Microfilm reel BO115, p.1488)

Hinkel, George M.                                1Lt          O-1697947              Pilot                        1091

Robins, Augustine W.                        2Lt          O-786341                Co-Pilot                  1091

Dunlay, William J.                                F/O         T-137662                Nav                         1034

Johnson, John R.                                 S/Sgt      31373840                Radio Op               757

Sumner, Howard C.                              S/Sgt      20725012                Engr                        748

Triplett, Paul W.                                   2Lt          O-558735                Bomb.                     1035

Anglisano, Umbert J.                           Sgt          33735466                Gunner                   611

Wright, Joseph W.                              Sgt          34877015                Gunner                   611

Boehmler, Barton L.                             Sgt          17181360                Gunner                   612

Varga, Edwin S.                                    T/Sgt      35513528                Crew Chief             750

Wang, Bernard H.                                Cpl          32878637                Passenger              747

Venne, Derrick J.                                  Cpl          12137606                Passenger              747

Swaldi, Albert B.                                  Cpl          13091867                Passenger              747

Sherd, Harold L.                                   Cpl          36458748                Passenger              686

Ryszkiewicz, Joseph                            Cpl          36503626                Passenger              573

Eldridge, William E. Jr.                         1Lt          O-793595                Passenger              9301

Oberweather, Lee                                 Cpl          37427169                Passenger              055

Donahue, Herbert T.                            Cpl          36813932                Passenger              747

Crawford, Jack H.                                 Cpl          34448034                Passenger              747

Benjaminson, Daniel W.                     Pfc          32344322                Passenger              521

 

June 23, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit, South Plains

December 18, 1945 to RFC Kingman.