B-17 Flying Fortress - Photo of B-17 42-29728

B-17 42-29728
Photo of B-17 #42-29728 / El Rauncho



Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Casper 1/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-H] Bassingbourn 20/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-J] Grafton Underwood 12/7/43; On return from the first Schweinfurt mission, 17 August 1943, with battle damage from enemy aircraft, the ship crash landed at Grafton Underwood with Pilot-Randolph G. E. Jacobs, Co-pilot-Eugene A. Boger, Navigator-John Quinn Curtin, Bombardier-James Edward Seibel, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner-Aldo J. Gregori, Radio Operator-Doy J. Cloud, Ball Turret Gunner-Thomas Joseph Vezina, Tail Gunner-Robert L. Compton, Waist Gunner-Jack Keith Goetz and Waist Gunner Lawrence C. Wager (10 Returned to Duty). The aircraft was salvaged. Aircraft Name: EL RAUNCHO

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