B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29585

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29585



History of
B-17 42-29585

Delivered Cheyenne 13/1/43; Blythe 26/1/43; on training mission with Ned Knapus, Co-pilot: Bruce Upson, Navigator: Ray Zeiter, Bombardier: Carl Miller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Earl Wollenwebber, Radio Operator: Bernie Budirimovich, Radio Operator: Max McArthur, Waist gunner: Jim Farrell,Tail gunner: Walter Bybee (9 Killed in Service); crash landed Hutchenson airfield, KS; Geiger 27/2/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Lewiston 26/6/43; Gore Fd 1/7/43; Cutbank 1/8/43; 245 BU McCook 1/6/44; 3705 BU Lowry 16/10/44; Written off 28/10/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 9/8/45.

Last updated: 17. April 2019


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