B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29946

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29946

Manufacturer:
Boeing

MACR: 1294

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History of
B-17 42-29946

Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/43; Gore 16/3/43; Cheyenne 22/3/43; Walla Walla 2/4/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG Kimbolton 4/5/43; Missing in Action Huls 22/6/43 with Capt Erskine Dollarhide, Navigator: Nathan Egnor, Bombardier: Frank Wacha, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Earl Boies, Radio Operator: Leon Berger, Tail gunner: Jim McLaughlin (baled out but died on the ground): 6 Killed in Action; Co-pilot: Walt Nachtway, Ball turret gunner: Henry Hoehn, Waist gunner: Gerald Erdahl, Waist gunner: Lloyd Donelson (4 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft & flak, crashed Mussum, four miles SW of Bocholt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1294.

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