B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9196

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-9196


MACR: 15207


History of
B-17 41-9196

Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/42; slated RAF but transferred 30BS/19BG Hickam 7/10/42 then Mareeba, Aus.; re-fuelled Pt Moresby t/o but Missing in Action Vunakanau, shot down over New Britain 5/10/42 with Earl L. Hageman, Co-pilot: Dale Hanson, Navigator: Angelo Bianco, Bombardier: Wade Lowry, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Mike Adamow, Radio Operator: Tom Jack, Waist gunner: Frank Mehock, Waist gunner: Tom Wilzbacher,Tail gunner: Frank Plunkett. (9 Killed in Action). Missing Air Crew Report 15207.

Last updated: 16. June 2017


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