Allbright's Crew


LT Allbright's crew

The crew of "Oh Miss Agnes." Front (L to R): Styles Westbrook (WG), Pop Davison (FE), Milt Karmack (NG), Juner Raines (R/O). Second row (L to R): Red Coghill (BG), Bernie Poole (TG). Standing (L to R): Carl Runge (N), Dick Allbright (P), Bob Miller (CP). (reprinted from the O&W N/L Winter '89)

Allbright and crew were shot down over the target at Dresden, GR. The aircraft was hit by FLAK knocking out two engines and igniting the incendiary bombs. The Navigator, Carl Runge, attempted to salvo the bombs but couldn't. Allbright ordered the crew to bail while over Checkoslovakia near Saaz. 8 crewmen were made POW and 9th is MIA. (MACR 14197)

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CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Richard D. Allbright 2nd LT Pilot / / 04/17/45  
Robert A. Miller 2nd LT Navigator / / 04/17/45  
Carl F. Runge 2nd LT Navigator / / 04/17/45 POW
Merle Da Vison SGT Engineer/Top / / 04/17/45  
Junior C. Baines SGT Radio/Waist / / 04/17/45  
Edgar R. Coghill SGT Ball Gunner / / 04/17/45  
Bernard L. Poole SGT Tail Gunner / / 04/17/45  
Styles L. Westbrook, Jr. SGT Waist Gunner / / 04/17/45  
Milton H. Garmack SGT Nose Gunner / / 04/17/45  
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
162 03/10/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
163 03/11/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
164 03/12/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
168 03/18/45 Vermont Maid (Cupcake) ND 43-38246 B17G
170 03/21/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
172 03/23/45 Mission Maid TM 4x-xx894 B17G
174 03/28/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
175 03/30/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
176 03/31/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
177 04/03/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
178 04/04/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
179 04/05/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
184 04/11/45   NF 43-37952 B17G
185 04/14/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
186 04/15/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
187 04/16/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
188 04/17/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G

 
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