B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3148

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3148


  • RCL: LF-A

MACR: 1369


Geschichte der
B-17 42-3148

Delivered Denver 3/1/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-A] Patterson 17/4/43; then 526BS [LF-A] Kimbolton 30/5/43; Missing in Action Wilhelmshafen 11/6/43 with Bill Brinkman, Bombardier: Don Andrews, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clarry Watkins, Radio Operator: Bill Carver, Ball turret gunner: Alf Mitchell, Waist gunner: Ralph Smith, Waist gunner: Bob Todd,Tail gunner: Frank Murphy (8 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bill Cochran, Navigator: Bill Homes{Wounded in Action} (2 Prisoner of War); coll head on with enemy aircraft, crashed close to airfield at Marx, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1369.


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