B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102638

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102638


  • RCL: IR-N

MACR: 4772


History of
B-17 42-102638

Delivered Cheyenne 20/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 20/4/44; Missing in Action Osnabruck 13/5/44 with Ray McClintock, Navigator: Stan Gillman, Bombardier: Walt Trotter, Radio Operator: Ben Little, Ball turret gunner: Bob Wallace, Waist gunner: John Gingrich, Waist gunner: Leon Bernedo,Tail gunner: John Young (8 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Bob Dalby{chute failed}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Aubrey Teague (2 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Greffen, near Harsewinkel, 17 miles W of Bielefeld, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4772.

Published: 21. October 2018 / Last updated: 11. June 2018


B-17 42-102638 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Raymond D. McClintock POW
CP 2LT Robert M. Dalby KIA
BOMB 2LT Walter H. Trotter POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Aubrey E. Teague POW
RO S/SGT Benjamin F. Little POW
BT SGT Robert R. Wallace POW
WG SGT John A. Gingrich POW
WG SGT Leon Bernedo POW
TG SGT John C. Young POW

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