B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30970

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30970


  • RCL: SR384

Geschichte der
B-17 42-30970

Delivered Cheyenne 27/8/43; Gr Isle 23/9/43; Assigned: 549BS/385BG Gt Ashfield 26/10/43; Transferred: RAF [SR384]; 214 Sq BU-A Sculthorpe, Nfk; 21/1/44; Oulton, Nfk; MIA Antwerp 25/5/44 Pilot: A. Hockley, R. Simpson (2KIA); W. Hallett, T. Glenn, R. Gundy, R. Lyall, R. Lloyd, J. McCutcheon, E. Lovatt (7POW); shot down by night fighter and crashed Oosterschelde, Hol. First crew MIA since squadron joined 100 Group in January 1944, and first loss of Bomber Command B-17 since early use by 90 Sq.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 3. Oktober 2018


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