B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5810

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5810


  • RCL: FO-S

MACR: 1363


Geschichte der
B-17 42-5810

Delivered Long Beach 20/2/43; Will Rogers 5/3/43; Smoky Hill 28/3/43; Assigned 306BG 8/6/43; transferred 527BS/379BG [FO-S] Kimbolton 8/6/43; Missing in Action Keil 29/7/43 with Rich Johnson, Co-pilot: Carl Brink, Navigator: Dave Nichols, Bombardier: Paul Cahill, Radio Operator: Herb Wells, Ball turret gunner: Lew Mathias, Waist gunner: Bill Wazevich, Waist gunner: Ed Allen,Tail gunner: Bob Carroll (9POW – rescued near Heligoland); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Gilbert (KIA – actually died after bail out); enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea. Missing Air Crew Report 1363.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 6. Januar 2018


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