B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29711 / Salty’s Naturals II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29711 / Salty’s Naturals II


  • RCL: LG-V

MACR: 894


History of
B-17 42-29711 / Salty’s Naturals II

Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Gulfport 18/3/43; Brookley 28/3/43; Presque Is 10/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-Q] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; mid-air collision with 42-29733 15 miles from Lowestoft with Reino Grondahl 6/6/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-V] Bassingbourn 29/8/43; Missing in Action Anklam 9/10/43 with Chas Pinning, Co-pilot: Ed Tomer, Navigator: Walt Cavanaugh, Bombardier: Dale Engell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Robinson, Radio Operator: Rudy Olague, Ball turret gunner: Joe Bielecki, Waist gunner: Vince White, Waist gunner: Joe Arasimowicz,Tail gunner: Joe Carrasquillo (10 Killed in Action); shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Baltic Sea, off Danish island of Falster, Den. Missing Air Crew Report 894. SALTY’S NATURALS II.

Last updated: 5. May 2017


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