B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107156 / The Great Speckled Bird

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107156 / The Great Speckled Bird



History of
B-17 42-107156 / The Great Speckled Bird

Delivered Tulsa 8/3/44; MacDill 30/3/44; Morrison 8/4/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 29/4/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 22/3/45 with Con Robinson, Kakides, Andreola, Bunn, Chupa {Wounded in Action}, Clifford, Rivera {Wounded in Action}, Cochran {wia), Brown (8 evaded capture & ret.); cp Craig killed by German sniper, Chupa died in Russian hospital (2 Killed in Action); flak & hit by jet enemy aircraft, shot off most of tail, crashed Breslau; Missing Air Crew Report 13244. THE GREAT SPECKLED BIRD.

Last updated: 10. October 2017


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