B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29834 / Boomerang

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29834 / Boomerang



History of
B-17 42-29834 / Boomerang

Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Smoky Hill 3/4/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG Bassingbourn 25/4/43; then 333BS; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Missing in Action Emden 21/5/43 with Olaf Ecklund, Co-pilot: Harry Port, Navigator: Theo Lieberg, Bombardier: Henry Schoedel,Tail gunner: Byron Burns (5 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lou Poznar, Radio Operator: Joe Conley, Ball turret gunner: Marsile Lambert,wf-Frank Wattts, Waist gunner: Bill Tiday (5 Killed in Action); shot down by enemy aircraft; crashed Emden, Ger. BOOMERANG.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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