B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102392 / Cool Papa

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102392 / Cool Papa


MACR: 4465


History of
B-17 42-102392 / Cool Papa

Delivered Cheyenne 27/2/44; Gt Falls 2/3/44; Hunter 14/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [OR- ] Bassingbourn 22/4/44; Missing in Action 7m Troyes 1/5/44 with Albt McCardle, Co-pilot: Joe Vandenboom, Navigator: Cliff Stanton, Bombardier: Everett Lunde, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Standley, Radio Operator: Roy Neuman, Waist gunner: Don Kowall,Tail gunner: Guy Johnson (8 Killed in Action); Ball turret gunner: Harry McMurray, Waist gunner: Rex Silver (2 Prisoner of War); direct flak hit in cockpit, crashed near Raversijde Afd, three miles SW of Ostende, Bel; Missing Air Crew Report 4465. COOL PAPA.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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