B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29864

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29864


  • RCL: FR-E

MACR: 1759


History of
B-17 42-29864

Delivered Cheyenne 28/2/43; Gore 4/3/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Bangor 28/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-E] Kimbolton 3/5/43; Missing in Action Wangerooge Is 25/6/43 with Courtney Browne, Navigator: Stan Cohen, Bombardier: Chas Dunham, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Louis Nima, Ball turret gunner: Chas Johnson, Waist gunner: Carl Louis, Waist gunner: Melvin Eckert,Tail gunner: Jim Franklin (8 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Harry Hodgin, Radio Operator: Clarry Mertz (2 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed between Mull and Dorpen, Ger. close to Dutch border. Missing Air Crew Report 1759.

Last updated: 8. September 2017


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