B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24429 / Dumbo

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24429 / Dumbo


MACR: 15685


Geschichte der
B-17 41-24429 / Dumbo

Delivered Cheyenne 1/7/42; with Capt Jim Ellis to Australia 29/6/42; Assigned 63BS/43BG Mareeba, Aus 3/8/42; t/o 7 Mile Drome, Port Moresby, Missing in Action Finchhaven, NG 4/12/42 with Lewis A. Anderson, Co-pilot: Bill Box, Navigator: Bob Schleh, Bombardier: Joe Conde, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Archi Hodge, Radio Operator: Vernon Kaylor, Ball turret gunner: Rich Keeley, Waist gunner: Milton Kelkey,Tail gunner: Albert Nies (9 Killed in Action);. Written off 5/12/42. Crew remains found by RAAF in 1946 in wreck. Missing Air Crew Report 15685. DUMBO.

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