B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102494

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102494


MACR: 5249


History of
B-17 42-102494

Delivered Cheyenne 8/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 19/4/44; Assigned: 708BS/447BG [CQ- ] Rattlesden 20/4/44; MIA Berlin 24/5/44 Pilot: Ralph Simon, Co-Pilot: Ed Tully, Navigator: Joe Teixeira, Bombardier: Ralph Pittman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Urdia, Radio Operator: Herman Grimm, Ball Turret Gunner: Clyde Chastain, Waist Gunner: Kerwin Tozier, Waist Gunner: Bill Nicholas, Tail Gunner: Gene Minton (10KIA); hit by prop wash from another B-17, crashed North Sea, off St Peter, Hol. MACR 5249.

Last updated: 27. July 2018


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