B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29660 / Lil’ Abner

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29660 / Lil’ Abner



History of
B-17 42-29660 / Lil’ Abner

Delivered Denver 29/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 22/3/43; Missing in Action Antwerp 5/4/43 with Kelly Ross, Co-pilot: George Lewis, Navigator: Sid Miller, {no bomb’r} Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Hovekamp, Radio Operator: Doug Bowles, Ball turret gunner: Earl Benson, Waist gunner: Clyde Smith (7 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Arthur Byrd,Tail gunner: Arnold Hyman (2 Killed in Action); shot down by Hptm Galland, crashed Zandvliet, 12 miles N of Antwerp, Hol. No MACR.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


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