B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29843

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29843


  • RCL: TU-D

MACR: 15130


History of
B-17 42-29843

Delivered Denver 24/2/43; with Tom Jenkins force landed Gowen, Id 25/2/43; Pueblo 13/3/43; Kearney 2/4/43; Patterson 13/4/43; Presque Is 17/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-D] Polebrook 24/4/43; Missing in Action {8m} St Nazaire 28/6/43 with John Moss, Co-pilot: Leon Bigelow, Radio Operator: Burt Almy, Ball turret gunner: Emery Criswell (4 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Jack Mason, Bombardier: Aren Lazerson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Beal, Waist gunner: John Kennedy, Waist gunner: Theo Malish,Tail gunner: Lonnie Owens (6 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft & flak, crashed Bay of Biscay between islands of Houat ans Hoedic, Fr.; Missing Air Crew Report 15130.

Last updated: 4. October 2017


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