McKown's Crew


Enlisted men of LT McKown's crew

Ernest "Buck" Spencer (NG) standing left and holding their dog Flak. Hank Clough (BG) is standing right. In front (L to R): Jim Evans (RO), Frank West (WG), Don Smith (TG). LeRoy Zeller did not pose with his crewmates.


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
McKown, Edward O. LT Pilot 05/07/44 08/25/44  
Dieter, Berlin W. LT Copilot      
Olmstead, Lawrence R. LT Navigator      
Wolfe, Richard D. LT Bombardier      
Zeller, LeRoy B. SGT Flight Engineer      
Evans, James E. SGT Radio Operator      
Smith, Donald J. SGT Gunner      
West, Frank R. SGT Gunner      
Spencer, Ernest P. SGT Gunner      
Clough, H. H. SGT Gunner      
Wilham, Richard A.   Crew Chief      
 
MISSION INFO
MISSION DATE NAME ID S/N TYPE
Arr Sudbury 03/02/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
001 05/07/44 Mike - Spirit of LSU TM 42-52731 B24H
003 05/09/44 Slammin' Spammy TF 42-52637 B24H
005 05/20/44 Slammin' Spammy TF 42-52637 B24H
007 05/24/44   TH 42-52682 B24H
008 05/25/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
010 05/28/44 Royal Flush PL 4x-xx740 B24H
013 05/31/44   TO 42-52749 B24H
015 06/06/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
018 06/07/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
019 06/08/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
021 06/12/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
022 06/14/44   TR 44-40300 B24H
023 06/15/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
024 06/16/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
026 06/20/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
027 06/20/44   PK 4x-xx445 B24H
029 06/24/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
031 06/25/44   TP 4x-xx291 B24H
032 (abort) 06/27/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
033 06/28/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
037 07/02/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
039 07/05/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
041 07/08/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
044 07/14/44   TF 4x-x4871 B24H
050 (scheduled abort) 08/01/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
051 08/02/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
055 08/06/44   TL 43-38040 B17G
057 08/08/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
059 08/11/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
061 08/14/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
063 08/16/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
065 08/24/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G
066 08/25/44 The Blue Fairy (Flippy?) TJ 43-37942 B17G

Completed 31 Missions


 

Created 09/10/99

Modified 12/23/16

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