B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30374 / Little Sir Echo

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30374 / Little Sir Echo


  • RCL: XM-A

History of
B-17 42-30374 / Little Sir Echo

Delivered Cheyenne 24/5/43; Gore 25/5/43; Gr Isle 3/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG [XM-A] Rougham 27/6/43; detailed Duren 20/10/43 Pilot: Gerald T Smith, crew ‘ (10RTD); mission ruled out through bad weather and aircraft crashed near Dover, Kent, UK; Salvaged. 21/10/43. LITTLE SIR ECHO.

Last updated: 19. October 2021


B-17 42-30374 / Little Sir Echo Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P --- Gerald T. Smith RTD
CP --- R A Stevenson RTD
BOMB --- J A Mills RTD
ENG/TT --- Orlo Strubel RTD
RO --- W A. Mannie RTD
BT --- Michael Daioczek RTD
WG --- George Harper RTD
WG --- Racine Black RTD
TG --- J McTaggart RTD

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