B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107210 / Be Coming Back

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107210 / Be Coming Back


  • RCL: IW-N

MACR: 8925


History of
B-17 42-107210 / Be Coming Back

Delivered Tulsa 21/3/44; Kearney 4/4/44; Grenier 10/4/44; Assigned 614BS/401BG [IW-N] Deenethorpe 29/4/44; had aborted mission on 12/6/44, had returned and parked at dispersal, when fragmentation bomb being unloaded exploded killing six and injuring 11; all ground crew: Sgt Royal Humphrety,Cpl Lee Weber, T/Sgt Jim Bradsher, Cpl Tony Milunic, Pfc Jim Oliver, Sgt Alvin Hecht (6 Killed in Service); Salvaged 2 SAD 14/6/44; Missing Air Crew Report 8925. BE COMING BACK.

Last updated: 11. February 2018


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