B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9122 / Eager Beavers

B-17 #41-9122 / Eager Beaverszoom_in



  • RCL: FK198

MACR: 46482


History of
B-17 41-9122 / Eager Beavers

Delivered Cheyenne ?, Wayne Co Apt, Detroit then to Dorval some five months later for delivery to Britain as [FK198] 303BG Boise 21/4/42; Lowry 21/5/42; Assigned 42BS/11BG Hawaii 9/6/42; used Henderson Fd, Guadalcanal which had Marston Mat runway laid, transferred 26BS/5BG 1/9/452; hit by flak Bougainville near Shortland Harbour 1/2/43 with Capt Frank L. Houx, Co-pilot: Martin Carper, Navigator: George Gammans, Bombardier: Le Verne Hite, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Rich Wayne, Radio Operator: Ernie Koch, Waist gunner: Leon Knights, Joe Garvey,Tail gunner: Ernie Sweigert (9KIA officially 11/1/46); Written off 15/6/44. Missing Air Crew Report 46482. EAGER BEAVERS.

Last updated: 10. October 2017


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