B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29657

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29657


  • RCL: OR-X

History of
B-17 42-29657

Delivered Cheyenne 30/1/43; Salina 12/2/43; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-X] Bassingbourn 26/3/43; Missing in Action Wilhemshafen 21/5/43 with Norman Retchin, Co-pilot: John Lamberson, Navigator: Morris Floyd, Bombardier: John Byrnes, Radio Operator: Andy Muzik, Ball turret gunner: Cloren Meade, Waist gunner: Chas Huber, Waist gunner: Elmer Kalfsbeck,Tail gunner: John Conard (9 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Wing (Killed in Action); shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Warnsath, four miles NW of Wittmund, W of Wilhelmshafen, Ger. No MACR.

Last updated: 22. May 2018


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