B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29663

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29663


  • RCL: WF-H

MACR: 15555


History of
B-17 42-29663

Delivered Denver 29/1/43; Salina 3/2/43; Homestead 19/2/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-H] Chelveston 2/3/43; Missing in Action Lorient 17/5/43 with Don Tuttle, Co-pilot: Jim Aubele, Navigator: Chas Spear, Radio Operator: John Gardner,Tail gunner: Ed Seabourn, photo-Ralph Greenfield (6 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Carl Tisone{body never found}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Danny Gruhike, Waist gunner: Alex Schaeffer, Waist gunner: John Lyons (4 Killed in Action); Ball turret gunner: Harry Tilbury (evaded capture); enemy aircraft, crashed near Cherbourg, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 15555.

Last updated: 17. September 2017


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