B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29646 / Peg O’ My Heart

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29646 / Peg O’ My Heart


MACR: 1144


History of
B-17 42-29646 / Peg O’ My Heart

Delivered Denver 26/1/43; Salina 31/1/43; Kearney 6/2/43; in taxi accident Orlando 13/2/43 with 42-29612; Assigned 49BS/2BG Navarin 17/4/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel 27/4/43; Ain M’Lila 17/6/43; Massicault 31/7/43; Missing in Action {64m} Bolzano 10/11/43 with Capt Ken Spinning, Co-pilot: Jesse Crocelius, Navigator: George Carlson, Bombardier: Scott Thompson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Nichols, Radio Operator: Tony Pankrantz, Ball turret gunner: Wesley Knox, Waist gunner: Harry Foley, Waist gunner: Joe Clyburne,Tail gunner: Walter Front (10 Killed in Action); a crewman an another ship saw ‘646 hit water and sink almost immediately with two engines on fire, ditched Adriatic. Missing Air Crew Report 1144. PEG O’ MY HEART.

Last updated: 20. July 2017


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