B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29796

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29796


  • RCL: FO-M

MACR: 1761


History of
B-17 42-29796

Delivered Cheyenne 19/2/43; Will Rogers 5/3/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-M] Kimbolton 20/6/43; Missing in Action Kassel 28/7/43 with Chas Taylor{2nd op}, Navigator: John Coniglio, Bombardier: Tom Nash, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Rich Howell, Ball turret gunner: Joe Kinney, Waist gunner: Harry Dent,Tail gunner: Gil Widick (7 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Reg Kendall, Radio Operator: Bill Mulcahy, Waist gunner: Art Sherman (3 evaded capture); flak 7 enemy aircraft, crashed Vreis, S of Groningen, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 1761.

Last updated: 13. July 2017


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