B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102391

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102391


  • RCL: 3O-B

MACR: 5998


History of
B-17 42-102391

Delivered Cheyenne 27/2/44; Gt Falls 2/3/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Grenier 9/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-B] Nuthampstead 26/4/44; (18m) Missing in Action Hamburg 18/6/44 with Willard Hadjes, Co-pilot: Homer Kuck, Navigator: Dick Howell, Bombardier: John Hiller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob GibbWounded in Action, Radio Operator: Joe Ferraioulo, Ball turret gunner: Floyd Jones, Waist gunner: John Lindsay,Tail gunner: Frank Pescia (9 Prisoner of War); flak, force landed Bavendorf, ten miles E of Lueneburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5998.

Last updated: 12. July 2017


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