B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24629

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24629


  • RCL: WW-O, VK-O

MACR: 1032


History of
B-17 41-24629

Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-O] Cheyenne 13/9/42; Thurleigh 23/1/43; transferred 358BS/303BG Molesworth [VK-G] 25/9/43; {4m} Missing in Action Duren 20/10/43 with John Hendry, Navigator: Bernie McNamara, Bombardier: Dick Webster {Wounded in Action}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Loran Biddle, Ball turret gunner: Alf Hargrove, Waist gunner: Delbert Guhr, Waist gunner: Wilfred Raesly,Tail gunner: John Doherty (8 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: Bill Harper, Radio Operator: Jim Brown (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, ship exploded with wreckage crashed Valenciennes, near Belgian border. Missing Air Crew Report 1032.

Last updated: 4. September 2017


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