Accident Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress 44-6353, 10 Sep 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 44-6353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wien -   Austria
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Lucera/Foggia, Italy
Destination airport:Vienna, Austria
Crashed. On a mission out of Lucera Airfield in Italy to strike the Lobau oil facilities near Vienna, Austria, was shot down by anti aircraft artillery flak and crashed near the Danube River. Six crewmembers were killed and four survived. Missing Air Crew Report № 8620.

Crew KIA:

1LT Gail E. Stubbs, O-813973, KS, Pilot
1LT Gregory Halford, O-705121, MI, Co-Pilot
TSGT Thomas J. Gill, 32706156, NY, Bombardier
SSGT Donald H. McColskey Jr, 14079517, FL, Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
SSGT Robert H. Bumbarger, 13083242, PA, Ball Turret Gunner
SSGT Stewart M. Holloway, 39207014, WA, Waist Gunner

US Army Air Forces Missing Air Crew Report № 8620

Revision history:

05-Aug-2017 14:48 Alpine Flight Added
30-Aug-2022 09:58 Gumby778 Updated [Time, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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