B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30405

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30405



History of
B-17 42-30405

Delivered Cheyenne 27/5/43; Tinker 8/6/43; Nashville 20/6/43; Presque Is 2/6/43; Assigned 346BS/99BG Navarin 11/7/43; Oudna 4/8/43; crash landed base 12/10/43 with Joe Donahue, rep; transferred 414BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/43; Missing in Action Steyr 24/3/44 with Fred Monthei, Co-pilot: Harry Shapiro, Navigator: San Plautz, Bombardier: John Yandura, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Campbell, Ed Legro (7 evaded capture & Returned to Duty); Doug Zimmerman, Ken Dunn, Carl Millard (3 Killed in Action); mid air coll, tail cut off; crashed Bosawski; Missing Air Crew Report 2392.

Last updated: 17. February 2019


B-17 42-30405 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-30405 on 24 March 1944.


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