B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29737 / Louise

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29737 / Louise


  • RCL: QW-N

MACR: 4898


Geschichte der
B-17 42-29737 / Louise

Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Salina 4/3/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 92BG Alconbury 9/4/43; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-N] Framlingham 12/5/43; with R.E. Robinson force landed Framlingham afd 17/5/43; with Robinson 19/5/43, Navigator: Ferry Manee, rw-Stan Bennett, lw-Clyde Butterfield [all 3 wia]; 6m, Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Laurier Morissette, Co-pilot: Ralph Ziegler, Navigator: John Korman, Bombardier: Chas Magennis, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Highcove, Radio Operator: Dick Nowak, Ball turret gunner: John Churma, Waist gunner: Walt Jacot, Waist gunner: Joe DiRicco,Tail gunner: Furman Gray, pass-Capt Vince Gannon (base com. off.) (11 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft ko’d two engines, force landed North Sea sand dunes near Amrum Is. Ger. Taken by fishing trawler to town of Husum and a military base. Missing Air Crew Report 4898. LOUISE.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 10. April 2018


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