B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30223 / Rick-O-Shay aka Norma J

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30223 / Rick-O-Shay aka Norma J


  • RCL: FC-S

MACR: 1582


Geschichte der
B-17 42-30223 / Rick-O-Shay aka Norma J

Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43;Gore 22/5/43; Spokane 24/5/43; Gore 11/6/43; Smoky Hill 29/6/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-S] Framlingham 11/7/43 NORMA J; (18m) Missing in Action Emden 11/12/43 with Glenn Ryon, Co-pilot: Keith Pickel, Navigator: Don Schlofner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Wilson, Ball turret gunner: Don Voss, Waist gunner: Gerry Lawrence, Waist gunner: Bill Ferrill,Tail gunner: Allen Hoffman (8 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Newton Weiss, Radio Operator: Joe Hulme (2 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft shot away part of horizontal and vertical stabilizer, then ship exploded and crashed Westeraccum (stede), 12 miles N of Aurich, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 1582. RICK-O-SHAY.


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