Re:Looking for Info on B-17 lost by 816 Sqd, Oct 12, 1944
David..According to Dick Drain's 5th Wing History of Aircraft Assigned :
44-6390 816 Eight of crew bail out 12 miles inside friendly territory after mission to Bologna 12 Oct 44. George Howe crew, Heflin, Rogers, Ruby, Vaughn, Chivers, Mullins, Jobes, Vannoy, Lovgren. Vannoy,Lovgren KIA. Rest returned to base 13 Oct 44.
James S. Peters Sr. T/Sgt B-17 Flt Engr, 27 missions 99 BG, 348BS, 5th Wing, 15th AAF Tortorella, (Foggia#2), Italy My Tour was from 12/03/44-06/19/45 M/Sgt USAF (Retired)