B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29862

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29862


  • RCL: YB-H

MACR: 15557


History of
B-17 42-29862

Delivered Cheyenne 26/2/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 12/4/43; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-H] Polebrook 16/4/43; Missing in Action 1m Courtrai 14/5/43 with Cliff McCoy, Co-pilot: Chas Nickels, Navigator: Carlisle Nottingham, Bombardier: Jerry Scollard, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Pete Brasic, Radio Operator: Cecil Bazar, Ball turret gunner: George Osborne, Waist gunner: Cleman Smith, Waist gunner: Bill Lafferty (9 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Bob Hilton (Killed in Action); flak hit & exploded, crashed Stene, two miles S of Ostende, Bel. Missing Air Crew Report 15557.

Last updated: 19. July 2017


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