B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102508

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102508

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: N7-J

MACR: 7219

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History of
B-17 42-102508

Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-J] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; (17m) Missing in Action Leipzig 7/7/44 with Boyd Nisewonger, Co-pilot: Max Becker, Navigator: Bill MacFerran, Bombardier: Lloyd Ebert, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Caster, Radio Operator: Sam Green, Ball turret gunner: Chas Robins(blown out by blast and unconscious for a week in th Waldkrankhaus, Ger. (7 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Bill Englehardt,Tail gunner: Bill Wilson (2 Killed in Action); flak damage caused ship to explode, crashed in river near Liebschwitz RR, near Gera, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7219.

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