B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29940

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29940


MACR: 16200 (16201?)


History of
B-17 42-29940

Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/43; Casper 29/3/43; Smoky Hill 10/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG Bassingbourn 8/5/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Andy Loog, Navigator: Francis McGee, Bombardier: George Hale, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Payne, Radio Operator: Dick Himes, Ball Turret Gunner: Gene Walczinski, Waist Gunner: Dick Russell, Waist Gunner: Scott Wilson, Tail Gunner: Ed Lane (9KIA); Co-Pilot: Bob Campbell (POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Marienhof-Padenstedt, SW of Neumunster, Germany. MACR 16200.

Last updated: 29. February 2020


B-17 42-29940 Details

Found a MACR 16201 which describes the loss of this B-17 #42-29940.


B-17 42-29940 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Andrew Loog KIA
CP 2LT Robert W. Campbell POW
BOMB 1LT George M. Hale KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Howard W. Payne KIA
RO T/SGT Richard M. Himes KIA
BT S/SGT Eugene J. Walczynski KIA
WG S/SGT Richard C. Russell KIA
WG S/SGT Scott J. Wilson KIA
TG S/SGT Edward C. Lane KIA

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