B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29734

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29734


MACR: 3685


History of
B-17 42-29734

Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Walker 23/2/43; Smoky Hill 28/3/43; Presque 8/4/43; Assigned: 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 22/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; MIA Emden 21/5/43 Pilot: Capt Gil Stephenson, Co-Pilot: Don Aulenbach, Navigator: Gene McGowen, Bombardier: Bob Grover{washed up Spiekeroog Is 6/7/43}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Harrington, Radio Operator: Harry McGillivray, Ball Turret Gunner: Don Manchester, Waist Gunner: Joe Bartgis, Waist Gunner: Don Seigling, Tail Gunner: John Haught (10KIA); Enemy aircraft, damaged wing fell off as ship hit North Sea 70 miles off the Frisian Islands. MACR 3685.

Last updated: 16. December 2018


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