B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9011

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-9011



History of
B-17 41-9011

Delivered Minneapolis 11/3/42; Assigned 19BG Hawaii; transferred 64BS/43BG; detailed attack Rapopo Fd but damaged by Japanese night fighter, crashed near Duvira, St Georges Channel, New Britain 21/5/43 with Capt Joe Geddes, Co-pilot: Leon King, Navigator: Bill Bujold, Bombardier: Leslie Neuman*, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Moore, Lt Saul Albert, Emil Gentry, Ernie Burnside*, John Mulligan*, John Honold, Bob George*. (11KIA – all bailed but * later executed); Written off 22/5/43.

Last updated: 20. February 2020


B-17 41-9011 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Joe Geddes KIA
CP --- Leon King KIA
BOMB --- Leslie Neuman KIA bailed but later executed
ENG/TT --- Bill Moore KIA

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