B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31966

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31966

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: DS-X

MACR: 3236

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-31966

Delivered Denver 13/1/44; Gt Falls 14/1/44; Gr Island 24/1/44; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-X] Polebrook 29/2/44; Missing in Action {5m} Oberpfaffenhofen 18/3/44 with Paul Martin(wia), Co-pilot: John Sinnott(chute failed), Navigator: Guy Lightfoot, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Lesko, Radio Operator: Mike Vargo, Ball turret gunner: Sterling Vermillion, Waist gunner: Chas Clebus, Waist gunner: Chas Meyer,Tail gunner: Fred Saucedo (9 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Fred DeRoever (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft on return, right wing knocked off, with most of crew trapped inside spinning a/c, crashed Uttenweiler-Hailtingen road, 26 miles SW of Ulm, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3236.

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