B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107163

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107163


  • RCL: PY-

MACR: 5793


History of
B-17 42-107163

Delivered Tulsa 9/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY- ] Podington 4/5/44; Missing in Action Bretigny Afd, Fr 14/6/44 with Marvin Long, Navigator: George McKewin, Waist gunner: John Hewitt (3 evaded capture); Co-pilot: Norman Stifel, Bombardier: Rollo Budde, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Van Daley, Radio Operator: Bob Ferguson, Ball turret gunner: Gene McNeil,Tail gunner: Emile Ambrose (6 Prisoner of War); flak hit in rihght wing, KOd #3, crashed Villiers-sur-Orge, 12 miles S of Paris, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 5793.

Last updated: 17. August 2017


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