B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102445

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102445


  • RCL: 3O-R

MACR: 7217


History of
B-17 42-102445

Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-R] Nuthampstead 26/4/44; (23m) Missing in Action Noball V-1 sites 8/7/44 with George Wilson (KIA – went down with ship);Tail gunner: Reg Ferguson (evaded capture); Co-pilot: Vernon Atkinson, Navigator: Dick Dunn, Bombardier: Bob Perry, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sanford Walke, Radio Operator: George Vela, Ball turret gunner: Martin Hansen, Waist gunner: Gerald Dye (7 Prisoner of War); flak KO’d #1 & #2, crashed Money Cayeux, near Rouen, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 7217.

Last updated: 19. July 2017


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