B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29813

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29813


  • RCL: ET-G, DF-B1

MACR: 94


History of
B-17 42-29813

Delivered Cheyenne 22/2/43; delivered by 25Ferry Sd/7Ferry Gp to Gowen Fd where it was damaged in landing with Tom Jenkins 25/2/43; Cheyenne 23/3/43; Smoky Hill 4/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-G] Alconbury 20/4/43; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 2m, transferred 324BS/91BG [DF-B1] Bassingbourn 16/6/43; Missing in Action Hamburg 25/7/43 with Marshall Pilert, Co-pilot: Bernie Rauch, Navigator: Larry Conners, Bombardier: Ed Goetz, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Carrier, Radio Operator: Gerard McKenna, Waist gunner: Tom Jackson, Waist gunner: Bill Bartholomew,Tail gunner: Harry Malas (9 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Warren Haynes (Killed in Action); flak, KO’d #4 then tail assembly, crashed near Heide airfield on German coast. Missing Air Crew Report 94.

Last updated: 15. January 2018


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