B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29867 / Lucifer II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29867 / Lucifer II

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: SU-C

MACR: 838

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History of
B-17 42-29867 / Lucifer II

Delivered Denver 28/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-A] Chelveston 12/7/43; transferred 535BS/381BG [MS-T] Ridgewell 22/8/43 LUCIFER II; {4+m} 544BS/384BG [SU-C] Grafton Underwood 4/10/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Walter Williams, Co-pilot: Bedford Candler, Navigator: Carl Abele, Bombardier: Tom Breen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clyde Bush, Radio Operator: Tom Hanrahan, Ball turret gunner: Bill Genette, Waist gunner: Jim Deese, Waist gunner: Mike Henneberry (9 Prisoner of War),Tail gunner: Albt Wickline (evaded capture); enemy aircraft, bellied in near Metz, Fr. , repaired and used by KG200. Missing Air Crew Report 838.

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