B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102498

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102498


  • RCL: N8-W

MACR: 5312


History of
B-17 42-102498

Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 20/4/44; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-W] Nuthampstead 5/5/44; (7m) Missing in Action Dessau, Ger 30/5/44 with Tom Thompson, Ball turret gunner: Ernie Pennell, Waist gunner: Vic Frisbie (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Conrad Zufall, Navigator: Ralph Garson, Bombardier: Bob Doherty, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Namey{Wounded in Action}, Radio Operator: George Gagne,Tail gunner: George Hartwell (6 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, ship exploded crashed Aken, nine miles W of Dessau, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5312.

Last updated: 7. April 2022


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