B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107044

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107044


  • RCL: NV-L

MACR: 3675


History of
B-17 42-107044

Delivered Tulsa 4/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-L] Podington 25/3/44; Missing in Action Sorau, Ger 11/4/44 with John Weaver, Bombardier: John Donohue, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bert Bailiff, Radio Operator: Jim Underwood, Ball turret gunner: Bob Thomas, Waist gunner: Woodrow Rains, Waist gunner: Henry Garcia,Tail gunner: Bob Whitford (8 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Sam Appleby, Navigator: Paul Miller (2KIA-escape hatches jammed); enemy aircraft caused mid-air explosion, crashed Isenbuttel, 11 miles N of Brunswick, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3675.

Last updated: 7. October 2017


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