B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30076

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30076


  • RCL: JD-V

MACR: 2165

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 42-30076

Delivered Denver 6/4/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 23/5/43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-V] Grafton Underwood 4/6/43; Missing in Action 1 Huls 22/6/43 with Bob Oblinski, Co-pilot: Harry Swift, Navigator: Rich Grandpre, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ollie Reed, Ball turret gunner: George Werbernac, Waist gunner: Bill Counihan (6 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Douglas Turner, Radio Operator: Ernie Trickett (killed in fighter attack), Waist gunner: George Waterman, Tail gunner: Harry Cooke (chute failed) (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft damage with three engines out, crashed Wilhelminadoorp, on S. Beveland Is, Hol; first group loss. Missing Air Crew Report 2165.

Last updated: 23. April 2018


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