B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102624

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102624


  • RCL: XR-

MACR: 5170


History of
B-17 42-102624

Delivered Cheyenne 19/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Clarke Johnson, Co-pilot: Ray Lund, Navigator: Tom Tracy, Bombardier: Willard Hahn, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Beveridge, Waist gunner: Larry St John, Waist gunner: Bob Brooks (7 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: Bob Black, Ball turret gunner: Dave Scofield,Tail gunner: Larry Barger (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Fahrenkrug, two miles N of Rotenhaln, Holstein, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 5170.

Last updated: 29. September 2017


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