B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29987

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29987


  • RCL: KY-F, SO-Q

MACR: 1662


History of
B-17 42-29987

Delivered Denver 22/3/43; Cheyenne 31/3/43; Romulus 10/4/43; Assigned: 366BS/305BG [KY-F] Chelveston 18/5/43; Transferred: 547BS/384BG [SO-Q] Grafton Underwood 19/9/43; MIA Bremen 26/11/43 Pilot: Leslie Amundsen, Navigator: Frank Faragasso, Bombardier: Bob Coughlin, Radio Operator: Murray Howard, Frank Chairet (5POW), Co-Pilot: Bill Marcolla, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Larry Ford, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Culloty, Waist Gunner: Chas Zesch, Tail Gunner: Cecil Brown{captured in Brussels 22/3/44} (5EVD); Enemy aircraft, landed Bisschop, near Duuswoude, Hol. MACR 1662.


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