B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29645 / Wiley Witch

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29645 / Wiley Witch



History of
B-17 42-29645 / Wiley Witch

Delivered Denver 23/1/43; Salina 29/1/43; Morrison 8/3/43; Assigned 49BS/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; Bizerte, Tun 2/12/43; Amendola, It 9/12/43; Missing in Action Sofia 24/1/44 with Chas McCrary, Co-pilot: Gene Lucas, Navigator: John Bascu, Bombardier: Chas Olsen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Donnelly, Radio Operator: Bob Washman, Ball turret gunner: Howard Christensen, Waist gunner: Carlo Veneziano, Waist gunner: Chas Allee,Tail gunner: De Los Johnson (10 Returned to Duty); ditched off Civitanova, 15 miles east of Bari; crew rescued. WILEY WITCH.


Write comment