B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102976

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102976


MACR: 8205


History of
B-17 42-102976

Delivered Cheyenne 25/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; with Francis Miller force landed base 18/5/44; Grenier 29/6/44; Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK- ] Chelveston 6/8/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 24/8/44 with Ron Buck, Co-pilot: Ed Clunk, Bombardier: Ward Mikesel, Radio Operator: John Stevens, Ball turret gunner: Chas Cooke, Waist gunner: Joe Parry,Tail gunner: Sal Frisella (7 Killed in Action); Navigator: Warren Shepler, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chester Owens (2 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Wessmar, SE of Halle, Ger?; Missing Air Crew Report 8205.

Last updated: 6. January 2018


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