B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97603 / Gremlin Buggy II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97603 / Gremlin Buggy II

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: GX-K

MACR: 5266

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-97603 / Gremlin Buggy II

Delivered Denver 3/1/44; Scott 10/2/44; Langley 13/2/44; Presque Is 11/3/44; Assigned (H2X) 333BS/94BG Rougham 12/3/44; transferred 548BS/385BG [GX-K] Gt Ashfield 12/3/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Capt Bill Richards (94BG), Co-pilot: Capt Norman Radin (radar crew, later escaped), radar nav-Bob Craig, Bombardier: Jim Goings, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Carte, Ex nav-Lt Garnett Turnstall, Waist gunner: Henry Piekarski, Waist gunner: Raleigh Rhodes{94BG},Tail gunner: Loy Humphrey (10INT); flak hit #2; bellied in Knutwil, Switz; set on fire to destroy secret radar equipment. Missing Air Crew Report 5266. GREMLIN BUGGY II.

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