42-97780 IW-R Blue Bomb Express

Blue Bomb Express

Also shows Edward Damp the Navigator of Lt. Utter's crew. He also put his nickname "Noot" which can be seen under the left machine gun position.
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Serial No: 42-97780
Model: B-17G-30-VE
Manufacturer: Lockheed/Vega Aircraft Corp., Burbank, CA
Delivered: 02/24/1944
Assigned: 04/28/1944
Lost: 06/06/1945
Mission Lost: N/A
How Lost: Returned to the USA
Notes: Originally assigned to the 452nd BG (Deopham Green).

Recorded Missions

#DateMissionCrew
105/20/1944 Villacoublay (#71) James A. Gruman Crew #1
205/29/1944 Sorau (#78) Kenneth C. Wells Crew #1
306/06/1944 Ver-Sur-Mere (#84) Clifford A. Lincoln Crew #1
407/11/1944 Munich (#107) John W. Kovach Crew #1
507/12/1944 Munich (#108) Joseph R. Kenney Crew #1
607/18/1944 Peenemunde (#111) Fred M. Taylor Crew #1
707/19/1944 Augsburg (#112) John W. Kovach Crew #1
807/20/1944 Leipzig (#113) Woodville G. Rozzell Crew #1
907/21/1944 Schweinfurt (#114) Howard P. Lerwick Crew #1
1007/24/1944 Saint-Lo (#115) Elmer W. Mercer Crew #1
1107/28/1944 Merseburg (#117) Howard P. Lerwick Crew #1
1207/29/1944 Merseburg (#118) Howard P. Lerwick Crew #1
1307/31/1944 Munich (#119) George L. La Fevor Crew #1
1408/03/1944 Strasbourg (#121) Howard P. Lerwick Crew #1
1508/08/1944 Hautmensil (#125) Clifford A. Lincoln Crew #1
1608/16/1944 Schkenditz (#130) William C. Mannix Crew #1
1709/09/1944 Mannheim (#140) Ted D. Carroll Crew #1
1809/10/1944 Gaggenau (#141) Elmer W. Mercer Crew #1
1909/17/1944 Groesbeck (#144) Ted D. Carroll Crew #1
2009/19/1944 Hamm (#145) Ted D. Carroll Crew #1
2109/26/1944 Osnabruck (#148) James A. Gruman Crew #1
2209/27/1944 Cologne (#149) James A. Gruman Crew #1
2310/03/1944 Nurnburg (#152) John J. Brown Jr. Crew #1
2410/06/1944 Stargard (#153) Ralph S. Hayes Crew #1
2510/15/1944 Cologne (#156) Elmer W. Mercer Crew #1
2610/28/1944 Munster (#162) Francis E. Rundell II Crew #1
2711/02/1944 Merseburg (#164) Bernhardt F. Carns Crew #1
2811/06/1944 Harburg (#167) Edward W. Coleman Crew #1
2911/08/1944 Merseburg (#168) Robert O. Duckworth Crew #1
3011/21/1944 Merseburg (#171) Marvin J. Christensen Crew #1
3111/25/1944 Merseburg (#172) John J. Brown Jr. Crew #1
3212/04/1944 Kassel (#176) John J. Brown Jr. Crew #1
3312/15/1944 Kassel (#181) Charles W. Utter Crew #1
3412/24/1944 Koblenz (#183) Charles W. Utter Crew #1
3512/28/1944 Rheinbach (#185) Charles W. Utter Crew #1
3612/31/1944 Krefeld (#188) John W. McGoldrick Crew #1
3701/01/1945 Kassel (#189) Elmer W. Mercer Crew #1
3801/03/1945 Hermulheim (#190) Richard S. Hubbell Crew #1
3901/14/1945 Cologne (#196) Richard S. Hubbell Crew #1
4001/17/1945 Paderbom (#197) Art R. Seder Crew #1
4101/21/1945 Aschaffenburg (#198) Art R. Seder Crew #1
4201/29/1945 Bad Kreusnach (#201) John J. Brown Jr. Crew #1
4302/01/1945 Ludwigshaven (#202) Art R. Seder Crew #1
4402/06/1945 Giessen (#204) Edward N. Spuhler Crew #1
4502/10/1945 Dulmen (#206) Edward N. Spuhler Crew #1
4602/16/1945 Gelsenkirchen (#209) Art R. Seder Crew #1
4702/20/1945 Nurnburg (#210) Edward N. Spuhler Crew #1
4802/22/1945 Ludwigslust (#212) Glenn H. St. Aubyn Crew #1
4902/23/1945 Ottingen (#213) Edward N. Spuhler Crew #1
5002/24/1945 Harburg (#214) Raymond J. Callahan Crew #1
5102/25/1945 Munich (#215) Edward N. Spuhler Crew #1
5202/28/1945 Soest (#218) George S. Schaunaman Crew #1
5303/02/1945 Chemnitz (#220) Eugene A. Viehman Crew #1
5403/03/1945 Chemnitz (#221) Adolfh K. Wolf Crew #1
5503/04/1945 Schwabmunchen (#222) John E. Fondren Crew #1
5603/07/1945 Siegen (#223) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
5703/08/1945 Essen (#224) Thomas E. Salisbury Crew #1
5803/10/1945 Hagen (#225) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
5903/11/1945 Bremen (#226) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6003/14/1945 Lohne (#228) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6103/17/1945 Molbis (#230) Eugene A. Viehman Crew #1
6203/18/1945 Berlin (#231) John E. Lindsey Crew #1
6303/21/1945 Hopsten (#233) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6403/22/1945 Barmingholten (#234) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6503/23/1945 Gladbeck (#235) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6603/28/1945 Berlin (#238) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6703/30/1945 Bremen (#239) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6803/31/1945 Weimar (#240) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
6904/04/1945 Unterluss (#241) Otis L. Yeargan Crew #1
7004/08/1945 Halberstadt (#244) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
7104/10/1945 Oranienburg (#246) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
7204/11/1945 Freihan (#247) Samuel R. Friedsam Crew #1
7304/14/1945 Royan (#248) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
7404/15/1945 Royan (#249) Carl M. Gray Crew #1
7504/16/1945 Regensburg (#250) Otis L. Yeargan Crew #1
7604/18/1945 Traunstein (#252) Gene H. Holmes Crew #1
7704/20/1945 Brandenburg (#254) Gene H. Holmes Crew #1