B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107088

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107088


  • RCL: VE-V

MACR: 5994


History of
B-17 42-107088

Delivered Tulsa 16/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Presque Is 4/3/44; Assigned 532BS/381BG [VE-V] Ridgewell 25/3/44; Missing in Action Bordeaux 19/6/44 with John Doyle, Co-pilot: Julian Prokopovitz, Navigator: Dick Richards, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gordon Wise, Radio Operator: Chas Harker, Ball turret gunner: Logan Thompson, Waist gunner: Bob Helman (7 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Bernie Leavitt,Tail gunner: Bob Matthews (2 Prisoner of War); flak dfirect in right wing, crashed Toctoucau-at-Pessac, two miles SW of Bordeaux, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 5994.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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