B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107212

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107212


  • RCL: RD-Z

MACR: 5795


History of
B-17 42-107212

Delivered Tulsa 21/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned: 423BS/306BG [RD-Z] Thurleigh 6/5/44; MIA Nantes, Fr 15/6/44 Pilot: Wilbur O’Brien, Co-Pilot: George Price, Bombardier: Bill Uhlhorn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Boozer, Radio Operator: Odis Pearson, Ball Turret Gunner: Dave Gibson, Waist Gunner: John Sutton (7POW- some shot at in descent by civilians); Navigator: Bill Allen (KIA); Tail Gunner: Arne Ziem (EVD- ret UK before 15/8/44); flak KOd #2, crashed Trellieres, three miles N of Nantes, Fr; MACR 5795.

Last updated: 23. August 2018


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