B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5262

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5262


  • RCL: PU-F

MACR: 15536


Geschichte der
B-17 42-5262

Delivered Denver 27-Oct-42; Bury 6-Dec-42; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-F] Molesworth 29-Jan-43; Missing in Action Lorient 6-Mar-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed into the Bay of Biscay, off Penmarch Point. 2KIA 8POW Missing Air Crew Report 15536.


B-17 42-5262 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Martin E. Plocher POW
CP 2LT Clair A. Tyler KIA
BOMB 1st SGT William F. Kahlden POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Henry R. Legge POW
RO T/SGT Everett E. Friese POW
BT S/SGT Louis W. Rheaume POW
WG SGT Robert L. Stevenson KIA
WG S/SGT Edwin L. Matheson POW
TG S/SGT August E. Tornow POW

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