B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107017

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107017


MACR: 5262

Missions: 29


History of
B-17 42-107017

Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Kearney 1/2/44; Presque Is 5/3/44; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 6/3/44; Missing in Action Liege 25/5/44 with Bill Warren, Bombardier: Jerome Fontaine (2 Killed in Action); Navigator: Gene McClellan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Oakley Anderson, Ball turret gunner: Russell Field, Waist gunner: Sterley Clayton, Waist gunner: Clarry Peatross,Tail gunner: Art Luckanish (6 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Chas Hildebrandt, Radio Operator: Harry Smith (2 evaded capture); flak, crashed Campneuseville, 15 miles NW of Poix-Picardie, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 5262.

Last updated: 20. June 2018


B-17 42-107017 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT William Thomas Warren Jr. KIA
CP 1LT Charles N. Hildebrandt EVD
BOMB 1LT Jerome Hubert Fontaine KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT C. A. Anderson POW
RO T/SGT Harold P. Smith EVD
BT S/SGT Russell Ray Field POW
WG S/SGT Sterley C. Clayton POW
WG S/SGT Clarance Ford Peatross POW
TG S/SGT Arthur Irvin Luckanish POW

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