B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102515

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102515


  • RCL: BX-J

MACR: 5163


History of
B-17 42-102515

Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-J] Snetterton 8/4/44; MIA Magdeburg 27/5/45 Pilot: Joe Borkowski, Co-Pilot: Walt Hester, Navigator: Bill Ahearn, Bombardier: Theo Ream, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ross Welch, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Anderson, Waist Gunner: Ralph Bazell, Waist Gunner: Ralph Hagermaier (8KIA); Radio Operator: Ernie Grant, Tail Gunner: Wallace Young (2POW); mid air coll w/42-97269 (96BG); crashed Massards Farm, Villy le Haut, nine miles SE of Le Treport, Fr. MACR 5163.

Last updated: 25. August 2018


B-17 42-102515 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-97269 on 27 May 1944


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