B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-2464 / Queenie

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-2464 / Queenie


MACR: 6580


Geschichte der
B-17 41-2464 / Queenie

Delivered McChord 22/12/41; Assigned 7BG Hawaii; transferred 28BS/19BG Java 21/1/42 with Bleasdale, then 93BS; transferred 64BG/43BG Australia as hack named QUEENIE with 5AFSC; Missing in Action from Nadzab to Biak, Dutch NG 8/7/44 with Col Walter Piehl, Co-pilot: Maj Allen Attebery, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Cortez Beal, Radio Operator: Henry Willis, cr/ch-Edgar Elseman, plus passengers Maj Bob Barnes, Maj V. Henriques, Capt Fred Lewis, Capt Russ Helmar, Capt Paul McKnight, Capt Wendell Root, Lt Winton Witmer, Lt John Campbell, Lt Roland Hickey, W/O Dawson Hutchinson, August Bachor, Bill Ray, Noel Lowe, Clyde Hopkins (19 all Killed in Service , mostly members of 5th ASC HQ & few 58th SG HQ). No trace ever found. Missing Air Crew Report 6580.

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