B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102606 / Curley’s Kids

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102606 / Curley’s Kids

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: SG-K

MACR: 7489

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History of
B-17 42-102606 / Curley’s Kids

Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Dow Fd 14/2/44; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-K] Gt Ashfield 20/4/44; Missing in Action Munich 12/7/44 with Bob McDonald, Co-pilot: Steve Ryan, Navigator: Bill Henry, Bombardier: Francis Chrisman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Brown, Radio Operator: Russell Hale, Ball turret gunner: Walt Barosh, Waist gunner: Pete Hofferman,Tail gunner: Pete Linton (9 Killed in Action); Waist gunner: Larry Atiyah (Prisoner of War); mid air coll with 42-31917 (385BG), crashed Wolwelange, Belg. Missing Air Crew Report 7489. CURLEY’S KIDS.

B-17 42-102606 / Curley’s Kids Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-31917 Off Spring on 12 July 1944.

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