B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29978 / Hell’s Angel

B-17 #42-29978 / Hell’s Angelzoom_in



  • RCL: GD-F

MACR: 382


History of
B-17 42-29978 / Hell’s Angel

Delivered Denver 20/3/43; Pueblo 8/4/43; Smoky Hill 7/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-F] Ridgewell 31/5/43 with Reinhardt King, Neil Wright, Ed McGlynn, Francis Petrillo, Cecil Fleura, Maynard Unger, Joe Lyons, Albt Pollard, Bob Dwyer, Julius Mann; Missing in Action 3m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Reinhardt King, Co-pilot: Henry Peeples, Navigator: Ed McGlynn, Bombardier: Francis Petrillo, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Cecil Floura, Radio Operator: Maynard Unger, Ball turret gunner: Albt Pollard, Waist gunner: Julius Mann, Waist gunner: Bob Dwyer,Tail gunner: Joe Lyons (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Bad Schwalbach, six miles NW of Wiesbaden, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 382. HELL’S ANGEL.

Last updated: 21. December 2019


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