B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29816 / The Eager Beaver

B-17 #42-29816 / The Eager Beaverzoom_in



  • RCL: LL-K

MACR: 671


History of
B-17 42-29816 / The Eager Beaver

Delivered Denver 22/2/43; Salina 3/3/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-K] Bassingbourn 19/4/43; Missing in Action Amiens Glisy 31/8/43 with Buster Peek, Co-pilot: Bill Edwards, Navigator: Merlen Crist, Bombardier: Roger Fuller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Wade Boggan, Radio Operator: Paul Payne, Ball turret gunner: Nelson Sanschagrin, Waist gunner: Ed Niebojewski, Waist gunner: Tom Power (9 Killed in Action),Tail gunner: Chas Allen (RTD – picked up by Air Sea Rescue within minutes); collision with 41-24523 (91st) on assembly to target and tail snapped off, crashed Channel. Missing Air Crew Report 671. THE EAGER BEAVER.

Last updated: 17. December 2017


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