B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102960

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102960


  • RCL: BN-H

History of
B-17 42-102960

Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/44; Kearney 7/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 359BS/303BG Molesworth 6/6/44; Missing in Action Creil, Fr., 23/7/44 with Bill Morgan, Co-pilot: John Parker, Navigator: Abe Wodinsky, Bombardier: Frank Destito, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Theron Hayes, Radio Operator: Edwin Stemmie, Ball turret gunner: Jim Gross, Waist gunner: Stan Lloyd,Tail gunner: Jim Caperton (9 Returned to Duty); ran out of gas on return, ditched Channel off Selsey Bill, Sussex, all rescued by ASR.

Last updated: 4. September 2017


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