B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107175

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107175


  • RCL: FR-Z

MACR: 7906


History of
B-17 42-107175

Delivered Tulsa 14/3/44; Gr Island 23/3/44; Dow Fd 2/4/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-Z] Kimbolton 11/4/44; 526BS; on mission to Merseburg 12/5/44 with Ed Burke, Navigator: Leonard Tew (Killed in Action); Missing in Action Battle support area 13/8/44 with Marshall Miller, Co-pilot: Russell Dey, Navigator: Don Ramage, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Hatfield, Radio Operator: Tony Albach, Ball turret gunner: Ed Preno, Waist gunner: George Richardson (7 Killed in Action); Bombardier: George Mikels,Tail gunner: John Lynch (2 Prisoner of War); flak hit caused heavy damage, exploded in mid-air, crashed Pont le Beck, E of Vire, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 7906.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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