B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29713 / Bad Penny

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29713 / Bad Penny


  • RCL: FR-X

MACR: 960


History of
B-17 42-29713 / Bad Penny

Delivered Cheyenne 8/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 27/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Syracuse 7/4/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG Bassingbourn 18/4/43, then 332BS; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 407BS/92BG [PY-K] Alconbury 26/7/43; 525BS/379BG [FR-X] Kimbolton 5/9/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/10/43 with Joe Ondo, Co-pilot: Bob Regnier, Navigator: Bill Morter, Bombardier: Joe LaSpada, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jack Sims, Radio Operator: Floyd Rye, Ball turret gunner: Joe Ruth, Waist gunner: Chas Freund, Waist gunner: Jerome Hannon,Tail gunner: Lou Peterson (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Paris, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 960. BAD PENNY.

Last updated: 19. July 2017


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