B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102543

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102543


  • RCL: K8-B

MACR: 10176

Missions: 54


History of
B-17 42-102543

Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Grenier 19/4/44; Assigned 602BS/398BG [K8-B] Nuthampstead 20/4/44; flew with 457BG Glatton on 29/6/44; (54m) Missing in Action Munster 28/10/44 with John Farmer, Navigator: Bob Chorba, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Martens, Radio Operator: Jim Kilgore, Ball turret gunner: Paul Keifer, Waist gunner: Alpha Schumacher,Tail gunner: Sam Gailey (7 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Arnold Volkay, Bombardier: Phil Seltzer (2 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Uelson, Bentheim, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 10176 [?10175].

Last updated: 22. February 2020


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