B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29984 / Linda Mary

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29984 / Linda Mary


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B-17 42-29984 / Linda Mary

Delivered Denver 22/3/43; Cheyenne 31/3/43; Oklahoma City 6/4/43; Romulus 12/4/43; Assigned 533BS/381BG Ridgewell 16/6/434; battle damaged 1m lost two engines over Antwerp 22/6/43 with Martin Shenk, Co-pilot: Bill Grant, Navigator: Tom Kehley, Bombardier: George Williams, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Shirley Goucher, Radio Operator: John Sinclair, Ball turret gunner: George Bardsley, Waist gunner: Chas Brinton WIA, died of wounds 25/6/43, Waist gunner: Mitch LaBuda,Tail gunner: Jim Sloan (9 Returned to Duty); crash landed near Framlingham, Sfk, with three major and three minor, injuries; Salvaged. LINDA MARY.

Published: 12. November 2018 / Last updated: 12. November 2018


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