B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31731

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31731

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: XR-M

MACR: 3019

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-31731

Delivered Cheyenne 11/12/43; Gr Island 24/12/43; Romulus 24/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Presque Is 30/1/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-M] Thorpe Abbotts 4/2/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Albert Amiero, Co-pilot: Howard Kilmer, Navigator: Albt Rule, Bombardier: Tom Elliott, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Russ Gilbert, Radio Operator: John Kovacs, Ball turret gunner: Virgil Summers, Waist gunner: Bob Spires,Tail gunner: Tom Baer (9 Killed in Action); Waist gunner: Owen Stockton (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Uptloh, near Quackenbruck, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 3019.

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B-17 42-31731 Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTAlbert F. AmieroKIA
CPF/OHoward L. KilmerKIA
BOMBS/SGTThomas S. ElliottKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTRussell G. GilbertKIA
ROT/SGTJohn J. KovacsKIA
BTS/SGTVirgil F. SummersKIA
WGS/SGTHobart H. SpiresKIA
WGS/SGTOwen D. StocktonPOW
TGS/SGTThomas D. BaerKIA

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