B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97957 / Beyond my Dreams

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97957 / Beyond my Dreams


  • RCL: DI-H

MACR: 7493


Geschichte der
B-17 42-97957 / Beyond my Dreams

Delivered Denver 16/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Hunter 14/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-H] Framlingham 30/5/44; Missing in Action Munich 12/7/44 with John O’Hare, Bill Moore, Bernie Kahn, Bill Wilkinson, Chester Roberts, Luther Hughes, Don Gallupe, John Krucek, Earl Thomas, Ernie Thompson (10INT); pitch problems on #1 & #4 engines, left formation and landed Payerne, Switz;, however Kahn & Moore escaped and returned. Missing Air Crew Report 7493. Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/12/45.


B-17 42-97957 / Beyond my Dreams Crew

P2LTJohn P. O'HareINT
CP2LTWilliam J. Moore, Jr.INT
BOMB2LTWilliam H. WilkinsonINT
ENG/TTS/SGTChester H. RobertsINT
ROS/SGTLuther O. HughesINT
BTSGTDonald E. GallupeINT
WGSGTJohn O. KrucekINT
WGSGTEarl M. ThomasINT
TGSGTEarnest L. ThompsonINT

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