B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39786 / G.I. Sheets

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39786 / G.I. Sheets

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: GN-R

MACR: 2260

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-39786 / G.I. Sheets

Delivered Long Beach 30/8/43; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-R] Molesworth 18/10/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Jim Fowler, Bombardier: Alvin Taylor {Wounded in Action}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Curtis Finley, Radio Operator: Don Dinwiddle,Tail gunner: Jack Ferguson {Wounded in Action} (5 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: Bernie Rawlings, Navigator: Joe Thompson {Wounded in Action}, Ball turret gunner: Dick Arrington, Waist gunner: Loren Zimmer (4 evaded capture via Spain, Sept ‘44), Waist gunner: Miller Jackson (Killed in Action); feathered #3 & #4 KO’d, hit by Fw190, crashed Soire St Gery, 17 miles SW of Charleroi, Bel; Missing Air Crew Report 2260. G.I. SHEETS.

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