B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30365 / Rum Boogie III

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30365 / Rum Boogie III


  • RCL: AW-B

MACR: 1019


History of
B-17 42-30365 / Rum Boogie III

Delivered Cheyenne 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 31/5/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned: 337BS/96BG [AW-B] Snetterton 13/7/43; Duren mission aborted 17/10/43 Pilot: Bill Stoneburner, Co-Pilot: Fred Ward, Navigator: John Griffin, Bombardier: John McNeil, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Henry James, Radio Operator: Andy Hodulik, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Vadney, Waist Gunner: Phil Messenger, Waist Gunner: Lloyd Reynolds, Tail Gunner: Howard Lee (10KIA); caught fire off Cromer, Nfk., crashed North Sea; simply no trace; MACR 1019. RUM BOOGIE III.

Last updated: 9. February 2019


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