B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29789 / Big Time Operator

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29789 / Big Time Operator


  • RCL: MS-O

MACR: 473


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B-17 42-29789 / Big Time Operator

Delivered Cheyenne 18/2/43; Salina 8/3/43; Pueblo 8/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Dow Fd 19/5/43; Presque Is 21/5/43; Assigned 535BS/381BG [MS-O] Ridgewell Stone, Joe Mello, Bill Grayson; Missing in Action 4m Romilly 3/9/43 with Ben Zum, Navigator: John WillisWounded in Action, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Italiano, Waist gunner: Frank Crocittio, Waist gunner: Chas Bang,Tail gunner: Ferdinand Christofero (5 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: Chas Hoover, Radio Operator: Edwin Myers, Ball turret gunner: Floyd Terry (3 evaded capture), Bombardier: Luther Clark (KIA-chute failed); shot down by enemy aircraft crashed Provine, 18 miles W of Romilly, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 473. BIG TIME OPERATOR.25/5/43 with Marvin Lord, George Darrow, Frank Shimek, Tom Hester, Fred Berg, Tom Campbell, Chas Fry, Ken


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