PALE RIDER

B-17F  42-11879

CREW  ROSTER

Medals                
Mission Pilot Co-Pilot Bombardier Navigator Flight Eng. Radioman Ball Gunner Port Waist Star. Waist Tail Gunner
1st Lt. 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. SSgt. Tech Sgt. Sgt. Sgt. Sgt. Sgt.
Miss Flown 4 (5) 4 (5) 4 (5) 4 (5) 4 (5) 3 (4) 4 (5) 1 (2) 1 (2) 4 (5)
Home State Texas Texas Maine Virginia Iowa Texas Maine New Orleans, LA Salem, MA Pennsylvania
Belgrade Fowler, Mark Hughes, David McCarthy, Tim Haynes, Pat Kainer, Wade Henley, Paul Allen, Jon Marushak, Paul Owen, Seth Scaff, Ben LW
Wiener-Neustadt Fowler Hughes McCarthy Haynes Kainer Henley    LW= 3 days Allen Marushak Owen Scaff
Ploesti Fowler Hughes McCarthy Haynes Kainer Starkey, Raymond E. Allen Marushak SW=Home Owen KIA Scaff
Ploesti Fowler Hughes McCarthy Haynes Kainer Henley Allen Talbott, Fred J. Dunlap, Tim Scaff

 

Special Crew Abilities: 2nd Lt. McCarthy has the pilot school wash out skill. He may make an emergency landing with a landing modifier of -6.

MISSION RECORD - Aircraft flew 1 previous mission as Apple Tree.

Mission

Target City

Target Type

Bomb Run

Fw-190 Claimed/Dam

Me-109 Claimed/Dam

Me-110 Claimed/Dam

54

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Marshalling Yards

30

0

1

2

1

-

-

55

Wiener-Neustadt, Austria

Aircraft Factory

60

0

0

0

0

-

-

56

Ploesti, Romania

Marshalling Yards

Abort z-4

-

-

8

4

-

-

99

Ploesti, Romania

Oil Refinery

0

0

1

-

-

-

-

TOTALS

Avg.: 30.0%

0

2

10

5

0

0

MISSION NOTES

Mission

Notes

54 New replacement crew from the USA.   Returned with superficial damage to the fuselage and tail compartment, and 1 casualty.  Claims: 2 Me-109s by SSgt. Kainer.
55 Returned with superficial damage to the port wing, starboard flaps, radio compartment and 1 casualty. Temporary replacement: TSgt. Starkey
56

Aborted mission (zone-4) due to fuel tank leak.  Returned alone with a port wing fuel tank holed, superficial damage to the starboard wing and waist compartment, and 2 casualties.  Claims: 3 ME-109s apiece by 2nd Lt. McCarthy & SSgt. Kainer, 2 ME-109s by Sgt. Allen. Replacemets: Sgts. Dunlap & Talbott.

99 TSgt. Henley rejoins crew. Returned with superficial damage to the bomb bay compartment and no casualties.

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