B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107075 / Champagne Girl aka Fancy Pants

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107075 / Champagne Girl aka Fancy Pants

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: OR-Q

MACR: 7407

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History of
B-17 42-107075 / Champagne Girl aka Fancy Pants

Delivered Tulsa 14/2/44; Kearney 22/2/44; Presque Is 6/4/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-Q] Bassingbourn 22/3/44 CHAMPAGNE GIRL; Missing in Action 45m Lechfeld 19/7/44 with Cyril Braund, Co-pilot: John Sykes, Navigator: Ken Boltz, Bombardier: John Grubka, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don McBey, Radio Operator: Bill Bridges, Ball turret gunner: Bob Lockhard, Waist gunner: Carl McCardell,Tail gunner: Cliff Johnson (9INT); mid air coll with 42-31542 (BUNKY, cut in half); crashed Ilanz, SE of Zurich, Switz; crew bailed out; Missing Air Crew Report 7407. aka FANCY PANTS.

B-17 42-107075 / Champagne Girl aka Fancy Pants Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-31542 Bunky on 19 July 1944.

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