B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29620

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29620


  • RCL: GY-

MACR: 15715


History of
B-17 42-29620

Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 15/4/43; transferred 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 17/4/43; Missing in Action St Nazaire 1/5/43 with Owen Luby, Co-pilot: Thad Powell, Navigator: Evan Clayton, Bombardier: Louis Wichmer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Alexander, Radio Operator: Rueben Van Sickle, Ball turret gunner: Tom Oakman, Waist gunner: Elmer Wenzel, Waist gunner: Bob Teegarden,Tail gunner: Ed Zabawa (10 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, ditched Channel off Brest Harbour, Fr Missing Air Crew Report 15715.

Last updated: 6. December 2018


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