B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29746

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29746

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: WA-F

MACR: 1355

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History of
B-17 42-29746

Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Gt Falls 23/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salinas, Cal 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 18/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 524BS/379BG [WA-F] Kimbolton 12/7/43; Missing in Action Kassel 30/7/43 with George Kain {wia, died 4/8/43}, Co-pilot: Dan London, Bombardier: John Crawford, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Ferguson, Radio Operator: Bill Cloud, Ball turret gunner: Bob Walker,Tail gunner: Truair Halbert (7 Killed in Action); Navigator: Ray Mailloux, Waist gunner: Bill Russi, Waist gunner: Vernon Bennett (3 Prisoner of War); flak, ship exploded & crashed Elden S of Arnhem, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 1355. EXCALIBER.

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