B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29653 / Bad News

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29653 / Bad News


  • RCL: FR-D

MACR: 956


History of
B-17 42-29653 / Bad News

Delivered Cheyenne 30/1/43; Salina 11/2/43; Morrison 28/2/43; {Secret mission 19/5/43}; Assigned 96BG Dow Fd 4/6/43; transferred 327BS/92BG [UX- ] Alconbury 19/7/43; 525BS/379BG [FR-D] Kimbolton 4/9/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Dick Jones, Co-pilot: Tom Lair, Navigator: Bob Anderson, Bombardier: Perry Fischer, Ball turret gunner: Bob Wills, Waist gunner: Alby Roberts (6 Prisoner of War), Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clarry Jacobsen, Radio Operator: George Sandner, Waist gunner: Walt Hoffman,Tail gunner: Gerald Hansen (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed near Schrozberg, 31 miles S of Wurzburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 956. BAD NEWS.

Last updated: 10. July 2017


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