B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97747

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97747



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B-17 42-97747

Delivered Denver 14/2/44; 1SAG Langley 11/4/44; Grenier 12/5/44; Assigned Soxo 12/5/44, cleared for t/o from Goose Bay for Meeks Fd, Iceland 15/5/44 with Clarence “Clarry” Fightmaster*, Co-pilot: Neil Gehret*, Navigator: Gustav Ranzinger, Bombardier: George Silverstein, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Phillips, Radio Operator: Harry Clifford*, Ball turret gunner: Carroll Hurdle, Waist gunner: Bernard Nitkin,Tail gunner: Bob Shaver (9 Returned to Duty); lost course and ran out of fuel, ditched beside tramp steamer which picked up crew about 1,000 miles SE of destination.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 31. August 2018


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