B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39983 / Katie

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39983 / Katie


  • RCL: EP-F

MACR: 4866


Geschichte der
B-17 42-39983 / Katie

Delivered Long Beach 26/10/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-F] Thorpe Abbotts 4/12/43; Missing in Action German rail jncts at Liege 11/4/44 with Jack Hunter, Co-pilot: George Shoesmith, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Art Wellingham, Radio Operator: Spiro Lecouras, Ball turret gunner: Chas Anglin, Waist gunner: Bob Kuehl, Waist gunner: John Ruprick (7 Killed in Action); Navigator: Rich Heh, Bombardier: Murray Lirette,Tail gunner: Herb South{Wounded in Action} (3 Prisoner of War); flak hit and #3 exploded and part of wing blown off; crashed Ougree, four miles SW of Liege, Bel. Missing Air Crew Report 4866. KATIE.

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