B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29476

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29476



History of
B-17 42-29476

Delivered Denver 31/12/42; Pueblo 19/2/43; Gulfport 18/3/43; Presque Is 10/4/43; Assigned: 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Earls Colne 22/4/43; MIA Rennes navy yard 29/5/43 Pilot: Max Hecox, Co-Pilot: Roland Vanderhook, Navigator: Chas Harrison, Bombardier: Ron McCoy, Radio Operator: George Coates, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Symonds, Waist Gunner: Fred Snell, Waist Gunner: Gene McCoy, Tail Gunner: Joe Tashjian (9KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Herman Philbeck (POW). Enemy aircraft, crashed Grands Beziers, Les Champs-Geraux, 15 miles S of St Mako, Fr. No MACR.

Last updated: 13. February 2019


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