B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29779 / Bab’s Best

B-17 #42-29779 / Bab’s Bestzoom_in



  • RCL: RD-A

MACR: 124


History of
B-17 42-29779 / Bab’s Best

Delivered Cheyenne 18/2/43; Salina 8/3/43; Romulus 10/4/43; Wayne Co 13/4/43; Presque Is 27/4/43; Assigned 19FS/3FG at Meeks Fd, Iceland, o/s runway with P.H. Best 30/4/43; Repaired 1/5/43, New York PE 20/5/43; Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-A] Thurleigh 4/6/43; Missing in Action Kassel 28/7/43 with Jack Harris, Radio Operator: Jim Connally, Ball turret gunner: Bill Isaacson, Waist gunner: Ralph Burgio, Waist gunner: Larry Sullivan, Tail gunner: Frank Bradley (6 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Russ Maxwell, Navigator: Ken Fultz, Bombardier: Bill Neary, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Irwin Aaesby (4 Prisoner of War); Flak, crashed near Wolften, eight miles E of Osnabruck, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 124. BAB’S BEST.

Last updated: 4. November 2017


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