B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3087 / Clean Cut

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3087 / Clean Cut

Hersteller:
Douglas

  • RCL: SO-O

MACR: 2466

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-3087 / Clean Cut

Delivered to Denver 14/1/43; Assigned to the 95BG Alconbury in Marrakesh, Morocco 20/3/43; transferred 367BS/306BG [GY-W] Thurleigh 11/4/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG Bovingdon; with Bill Bisson, gear collapsed on landing 31/7/43; 547BS/384BG [SO-O] Grafton Underwood 4/9/43; Missing in Action on a mission to Aschersleben on 22 February 1944 with William Kew, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: James Ross (2KIA-recovered in Hardberg); Co-pilot: Charles Nicklett, Navigator: Irvan O’Hara, Bombardier: Carleton Dow, Radio Operator: Harry Miles, Ball turret gunner: Ralph Baird, Waist gunner: Charles Whipple, Waist gunner: John Lunceford,Tail gunner: James Hopkins (8 Prisoner of War); shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed at Gahlen, four miles West of Dorsten, Germany. Missing Air Crew Report 2466. CLEAN CUT.

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