B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29520

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29520


  • RCL: GN-O, OR-S

MACR: 909


History of
B-17 42-29520

Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/42; Salina 9/1/43; Morrison 12/2/43; Homestead 17/2/43; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-O] Molesworth 6/3/43; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-S] Bassingbourn 7/9/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with John Karp, Co-pilot: Dave Boswell, Navigator: Art Poole, Bombardier: Bernie Gabler, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Hitchens, Radio Operator: Pat McLoughlin, Waist gunner: Bob Brooks (7 Prisoner of War), Ball turret gunner: Ed Davis, Waist gunner: Ed Apicella,Tail gunner: Melvin Leimas (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Neustadt-Wagenfeld, eight milees SE of Diepholz, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 909.

Last updated: 14. September 2017


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