B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30308 / Hot Rocks

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30308 / Hot Rocks


  • RCL: BI-A

MACR: 393


History of
B-17 42-30308 / Hot Rocks

Delivered Cheyenne 11/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-A] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Evreux 24/8/43 with Ken Dougherty, Co-pilot: Harvey Paul, Bombardier: John Keema, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Graves, Radio Operator: Bob Banta, Ball turret gunner: Lou Majka, Waist gunner: Don Bertch, Waist gunner: Jim Higginbotham,Tail gunner: Fred Livingstone (9 Returned to Duty); Navigator: Frank Dell Ami (Killed in Action); damaged by enemy aircraft and ditched Channel off Selsey Bill, Sussex; crew rescued by Air Sea Rescue launch HSL 134 from Newhaven. Missing Air Crew Report 393. HOT ROCKS.

Last updated: 2. June 2018


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