B-17G " Bad Penny " 42-39904 613th
13 May 1944 Mission # 69 Target: Stettin
13 May 1944 , 09:00 engines are on.
21 aircraft were airborne by 09:45 , mission #69 , Primary target was a oil refinery at Politz.
When broken clouds became a solid undercast over Germany, the Wing Leader ordered bombing of the secondary target,
the City of Stettin.
One 401st aircraft, piloted by Lt. S. N. Tonti, was hit by flak and, after limping to the Danish coast escorted by
Missing Air Crew Report : 4785
1. Organization : AAF Sta 128.
Bernard Schwartz 2nd Lt 0-689665 613 th
- A/C dropped out of formation approximately 20 minutes before it disappeared.
It fired red flares.
Then it turned toward the north and was then lost sight of due to the limited visability.
Mission to Stettin, Poland, Crashed landed in Sweden.
Ardennes cemetery, Belgium
Plot : B , Row : 34 , Grave : 8.
1922 - 1944
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