B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102476

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102476


  • RCL: N7-B

MACR: 7242


History of
B-17 42-102476

Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-B] Nuthampstead 28/4/44; (18m) Missing in Action Munich 16/7/44 with Ray Gallagher, Co-pilot: Harry Castleman, Navigator: Bill Berry, Bombardier: Wendell Davis, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Sudduth, Radio Operator: Arlo Skeem, Waist gunner: Bob Fels (7 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Bob Warkentin,Tail gunner: Chas McLean (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft hit ball turret, set fire, some bailed before crashed Hinter-Heubach, near Schiltach, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7242.

Last updated: 22. July 2017


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