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44-8147 unknown name (PFF)

B-17G-50-VE

Pathfinder

SAL 12-13-44

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #76 October 9, 1944 44-8147 with 493BG (PFF)

                       October 15, 1944 44-8147 H/S McNulty (PFF) flew with 490BG

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-8147 H/S 7BS Israelson (PFF)

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8147 H/S 7BS Bower (PFF)

                       November 30, 1944 44-8147 H/S Cavin (PFF) flew with 490BG

 

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

                       October 2, 1944 44-8147 ?/?

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #10 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #76 October 9, 1944 44-8147 with 493BG (PFF)

 

                       October 15, 1944 44-8147 H/S McNulty (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of High Squadron of 490BG

McNulty (P)

Capt. Barraclough (Command Pilot)

 

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-8147 H/S 7BS Israelson           

Major damage.

Barclay (WG) Slightly wounded.

 

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8147 H/S 7BS Bower (PFF)

Bower, Walter R. (P)                            1 Lt         O-686957

Pratt, Robert E. (CP)                             1 Lt         O-699849               

Griffith, Frank R.                                   1 Lt         O-703734

Kelson, W. A.                                       1 Lt         O-706241

Tompkins, Frank M.                            2 Lt         O-765541

Bell, D. N.                                              T/Sgt      39554506

Barnes, J. P.                                           T/Sgt      33271713

Ingroville                                               S/Sgt      36813948

Hartman, R. E.                                       S/Sgt      32574951

Maccarani, I.                                         S/Sgt      32697024

 

                       November 30, 1944 44-8147 H/S Cavin (PFF) flew with 490BG

Flew Lead of High Squadron of 490BG

2 crewmen wounded. 1Lt Bennie W. Burrows O-698513 (B) lightly WIA and 1Lt Edward Potts O-700063 (N) lightly WIA.

Both officers were on Temporary Duty from the 490BG and are at ASC Station B-58.

Cavin (P)

Lightner (Command Pilot)                   Maj.

Potts, Edward (N)                                 1 Lt         O-700063                WIA       On TDY from 490BG and is now at ASC Station B-58

Burrows, Bennie W. (B)                      1 Lt         O-698513                WIA       On TDY from 490BG and is now at ASC Station B-58

 

December 13, 1944 B-17G 44-8147 H/S  Salvaged on the Continent after damage from the 30-11-44 mission with 490BG.