B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29763

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29763

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: OE-X

MACR: 4899

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-29763

Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Smoky Hill 10/4/43; Presque Is 5/5/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-X] Framlingham 12/5/43; 2m, Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Chas Rubin, Co-pilot: Wendell Wilson, Navigator: Gordon McIntosh, Bombardier: Bill McDonald, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Rheaume Dunn, Radio Operator: Dean McPherson, Ball turret gunner: Steve Drost, Waist gunner: Frank Schwagel, Waist gunner: Burrill Cummings,Tail gunner: Floyd Hoover (10 Killed in Action); coll with 42-30118 over Kiel, crashed Baltic Sea off Heiliegenhafen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4899.

B-17 42-29763 Details

Lost on 13 June 1943.

It is believed, that this B-17 lost by mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-30118 over Kiel.

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B-17 42-29763 Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTCharles RubinKIA
CP2LTWendell K. WilsonKIA
BOMB2LTWilliam H. MacDonald, Jr.KIA
ENG/TTT/SGTRheaume E. DunnKIA
ROT/SGTDean C. McPhersonKIA
BTS/SGTStephen DrostKIA
WGS/SGTFrank A. SchwagelKIA
WGS/SGTBurril CummingsKIA
TGS/SGTFloyd C. HooverKIA

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