B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29875

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29875


  • RCL: FO-L

MACR: 1358


History of
B-17 42-29875

Delivered Cheyenne 28/2/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 19/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FO-L] Kimbolton 2/5/43; Missing in Action Wilhelmshafen 11/6/43 with Capt George Hamrick, Navigator: Hal Herrick, Bombardier: Walt Kozel, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lother Nichols, Radio Operator: Tony Zarro, Ball turret gunner: Bill Fleck, Waist gunner: Warren Crane, Waist gunner: Jim Mitchell,Tail gunner: Jasper Gallegos (9 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Sam Gossen (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Grossheide, NW of Aurich, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1358.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


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