B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3534 / Ol‘ Dad

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3534 / Ol‘ Dad
  • RCL: XR-R/L

MACR: 4268


Geschichte der
B-17 42-3534 / Ol‘ Dad

Delivered Denver 24/7/43; Dyersburg 31/8/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-R then L] Thorpe Abbotts 9/9/43; Missing in Action on mission to Le Culot air base, Belgium on 27/4/44 with Winans Shaddix (EVD, ret UK and then US); Co-pilot: George T. Sullivan, Navigator: Raymond C. Lestico, Bombardier: Cole M. Dailey, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: James H. Lee, Radio Operator: Frederick H. Erb, Ball turret gunner: John B. Cortelletty, Waist gunner: Kenneth V. Hale, Waist gunner: William F. Cornelius,Tail gunner: Hugh Hamilton (9 Prisoner of War); flak KOd #3, crashed Ardooie, Belgium. Missing Air Crew Report 4268. OL‘ DAD.


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