B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29609

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29609


MACR: 1120


History of
B-17 42-29609

Delivered Cheyenne 17/1/43; Salina 28/1/43; Kearney 4/2/43; Morrison 10/3/43; Assigned 20BS/2BG Navarin, Alg 17/4/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel, Alg 27/4/43; Ain M’Lila, Alg 17/6/43; Massicault, Tun 31/7/43; Missing in Action {66m} Bolzano 10/11/43 with Ray Wika, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Martin McCloud (2 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Jerry Corcoron, Navigator: Leon McCully, Radio Operator: Jack Raznick, Ball turret gunner: Clarry Berlin, Waist gunner: Merle Canfield, Waist gunner: Luke Barga,Tail gunner: Mack Kidd (6 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Capt Jerry Corcoran, Bombardier: Wallace Baldwin (2 evaded capture); enemy aircraft, two chutes seen before ship went into spin and crashed near Brescia, It. Missing Air Crew Report 1120.

Last updated: 10. August 2017


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