B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29884

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29884


  • RCL: NV-D, JW-D

MACR: 374


History of
B-17 42-29884

Delivered Denver 4/3/43; Patterson 8/4/43; Eglin Fd 16/4/43; Dow Fd 19/4/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Alconbury 23/5/43; force landed base with friendly fire damage with Lopez Mantou 9/6/43; then transferred 326BG [JW-D]; Missing in Action Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 with Capt Hans Johnson, Co-pilot: Don Weir, Navigator: Bob Doolan, Bombardier: Harry Broyles, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Dickson, Radio Operator: Herb Jackson, Ball turret gunner: Carlos Guiterrez, Waist gunner: Herb Jackson, Waist gunner: Rudi Antala,Tail gunner: John Treon (10 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Haltern, near Sevenum, six miles W of Venlo, Holl. Missing Air Crew Report 374.


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