B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29615

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29615


MACR: 46


History of
B-17 42-29615

Delivered Cheyenne 18/1/43; Salina 31/1/43; Kearney 4/2/43; Morrison 9/3/43; Assigned 49BS/2BG Navarin, Alg 17/4/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel, Alg 27/4/43; Ain M’Lila, Alg 17/6/43; Missing in Action {23m) Messina 25/6/43 with Capt Albert Hinsey, Co-pilot: Jack Evans, Navigator: Walter Hopp, Bombardier: Jacob Hershey, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Urban Lavoie, Radio Operator: Jack Hildt, Ball turret gunner: Fred Radefield, Waist gunner: Harry Thompson, Waist gunner: Jess Post,Tail gunner: Leo Valentine (10 Killed in Action); coll with Me 109, tore off wing & #4 engine; one chute seen; Missing Air Crew Report 46.

Last updated: 23. August 2017


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