B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30087 / Shack Rat

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30087 / Shack Rat


  • RCL: EP-M

MACR: 1026


History of
B-17 42-30087 / Shack Rat

Delivered Cheyenne 8/4/43; Gore 14/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Hamilton 23/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Kearney 23/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-M] Thorpe Abbotts 11/6/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Maurice Beatty, Navigator: Grady Moyle, Bombardier: Reid Griffiths, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Burgess, Radio Operator: Alf Loguidice, Ball turret gunner: Mort Levine, Waist gunner: Angelo Licato,Tail gunner: Smith Young (8 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Jim Dabney, Waist gunner: Ed Karamol (2 Prisoner of War); flak damage, crashed Vynen/Xanten, near Munster, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 1026. SHACKRAT.

Last updated: 21. September 2017


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