B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107012

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107012


  • RCL: PY-J

History of
B-17 42-107012

Delivered Tulsa 26/1/44; Kearney 1/3/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-J] Podington 22/3/44; Missing in Action Lyon-Bron A/fd 30/4/44 with John Campbell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Powers, Ball turret gunner: Harry Werneth, Waist gunner: George Adams, Waist gunner: Jim Angelillo,Tail gunner: George Magnani (6 Killed in Action); Navigator: Murray Kitt, Bombardier: Joe Wilson, Radio Operator: John Wells (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Joe Regan (evaded capture); enemy aircraft severely damaged cockpit and electrics followed by explosion, crashed Viglain, 19 miles SE of Orleans, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 4466.

Last updated: 30. January 2018


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