B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29961 / Passionate Witch

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29961 / Passionate Witch


  • RCL: QE-V

MACR: 1882


History of
B-17 42-29961 / Passionate Witch

Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/43; Casper 28/3/43; Smoky Hill 16/4/43; Tinker 6/5/43; Lincoln 17/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [QE-V] Earls Colne 29/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 11/1/44 with Steve Butler (KIA-bailed out too low); Co-pilot: Bob Jahrman, Navigator: Norman Orchard, Bombardier: Jim Van Blaricom, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Robinson, Radio Operator: Chas King, Ball turret gunner: Wayne Cuppett, Waist gunner: Joe Cohlhepp, Waist gunner: Rich Erickson,Tail gunner: Ralph Allen (9 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Linderte, near Pattensen-Holtensen, ten miles SW of Hanover,. Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 1882. PASSIONATE WITCH.

Last updated: 17. August 2017


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