B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30198 / Guzzlers

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30198 / Guzzlers


MACR: 5386


History of
B-17 42-30198 / Guzzlers

Delivered Cheyenne 26/4/43; Smoky Hill 5/5/43; Cheyenne 14/5/43; Tinker 21/5/43; Kearney 27/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-L] Andrews Fd 5/6/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 563BS/388BG Knettishall /43; Missing in Action Hanover 26/7/43 with Aubrey Bobbitt, Co-pilot: Pete McCahill, Navigator: Larry Wiegman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Claybourn,Tail gunner: Bill Hart (5 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Gordon Amos, Radio Operator: Jim Duncan, Ball turret gunner: Paul Warren, Waist gunner: Larry Hopwood, Waist gunner: Jim Langley (5 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Holtland, NE of Leer, S of Hesel, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5386. GUZZLERS.

Last updated: 16. July 2017


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