B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107114

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107114


  • RCL: N8-L/A

History of
B-17 42-107114

Delivered Tulsa 25/2/44; Gr Island 3/3/44; Grenier 22/3/44; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-L/A] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; en route Dreux 4/7/44 with Capt Gene Douglas, Co-pilot: Keith Anderson, Navigator: Harry Nelson, Bombardier: Gil Goldman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alf Burke, Radio Operator: Ken Shutts, exn-Capt Harry Brown, Waist gunner: Jim Basham, Aircom-Major Bob Simeral,Tail gunner: Pasqual Marquez (10 Returned to Duty); #2 engine caught fire, bombs salvoed in empty field, crew bailed OK and ship crashed Truleigh Manor Farm, Edburton, Sussex, UK; Salvaged.

Last updated: 27. July 2017


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