B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29991 / Patches aka We’ll Never Know

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29991 / Patches aka We’ll Never Know

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: FC-T

MACR: 858

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History of
B-17 42-29991 / Patches aka We’ll Never Know

Delivered Cheyenne 25/3/43; Dallas 2/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; Love Fd 13/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 29/6/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-T] Framlingham 14/7/43 PATCHES; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Fernie McEwin, Co-pilot: Bob Withrow, Navigator: Vic Baker, Bombardier: Larry Baker, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Powers, Radio Operator: Albt Widman, Ball turret gunner: Cecil Holliday, Waist gunner: George Jahnke, Waist gunner: Edwin Pearce,Tail gunner: Fred Smart (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Lohrweg, near Gondelsheim, nine miles E of Karlsruhe, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 858. WE’LL NEVER KNOW.

B-17 42-29991 / Patches aka We’ll Never Know Details

Shot down by Me410A-1 with Pilot Uffz. Hermann Bolten of KG 2./11

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