B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29806

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29806

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: BO-T

Absturzort:
Nordsee

MACR: 16018

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-29806

Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; New Castle 6/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; Assigned: 368BS/306BG [BO-T] Thurleigh 19/5/43; MIA Wilhelmshafen 21/5/43 Pilot: Floyd Fields, Navigator: Dick Clausen, Radio Operator: Phil Zimmerman, Ball Turret Gunner: Morriece Moody{body recovered from sea 8/7/43}, Waist Gunner: Gus Retkofsky{body recovered from sea 16/8/43} (5KIA); Co-Pilot: Erwin Efird, Bombardier: Harry Young{wia}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Roy Goodwin{wia}, Waist Gunner: Harry Cromer{wia}, Tail Gunner: Fortunato Gelfo{wia} (5POW); all rescued by Germany. an seaplane and flown to hospital in Heligoland; flak KO’d two engines, ditched North Sea. MACR 16018.

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