B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5861 / Stud Duck aka Laden Maiden

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5861 / Stud Duck aka Laden Maiden

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: XR-J

MACR: 2020

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-5861 / Stud Duck aka Laden Maiden

Delivered Long Beach 30/3/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 6/6/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-J] Thorper Abbotts 8/6/43 STUD DUCK; renamed before crash landed base with Owen Roane (10 Returned to Duty) u/c collapsed 2/8/43; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 with Marvin Leininger, Co-pilot: Albt Witmyer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Meyer Weintraub, Radio Operator: Marshall Banta, Ball turret gunner: Nick Matulik, Waist gunner: Jim Parham, Waist gunner: Gene Latimer,Tail gunner: Chas McGrogan (8 Killed in Action); Navigator: Leon McChesney, Bombardier: Chas Compton (2 evaded capture); hit by three FW 190s , crashed Liry, 28 miles E of Rheims, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 2020. LADEN MAIDEN.

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