B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39783 / Blues in the Knight

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39783 / Blues in the Knight

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: JD-, LF-B

MACR: 4929

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-39783 / Blues in the Knight

Delivered Long Beach 30/8/43; Scott 17/9/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG Molesworth 19/10/43; transferred 545BS/384BG [JD- ] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; then transferred 526BS/379BG [LF-B] Kimbolton 11/11/43; Missing in Action Berlin 19/5/44 with Merlin Wilson, Co-pilot: Dean Reid, Navigator: Fred High, Bombardier: Henry McGreevy, Radio Operator: Clayton Bates, Ball turret gunner: John Strouse, Waist gunner: Wayne Davis,Tail gunner: Albt Van Dyke (8 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Art Stanton (KIA- shot after he bailed out); flak, crashed Kletkamp, near Blekendorf, four miles SE of Lutjenburg, 20 miles SE of Kiel, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 4929. BLUES IN THE KNIGHT.

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