B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30007

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30007


  • RCL: NV-E, UX-B

History of
B-17 42-30007

Delivered Denver 25/3/43; Cheyenne 30/3/43; Smoky Hill 4/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-E] Alconbury 25/4/43; then 327BS [UX-B]; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with John Booker, Co-pilot: Jim McAvoy, Navigator: John Bradley, Bombardier: Chas Bennett, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Wayne Licher, Radio Operator: Porfirio Garcia, Ball turret gunner: Ralph Richardson, Waist gunner: Gene Simpson, Waist gunner: John Hancock,Tail gunner: Ray Cupp (10 Returned to Duty); flak, ditched North Sea, all rescued.

Last updated: 13. August 2017


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