B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3041

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3041


  • RCL: WW-U, SU-H

MACR: 773


History of
B-17 42-3041

Delivered to Denver 23/1/43; Homestead 25/2/43; Assigned to the 303rd Bomb Group Molesworth, 9 April 1943; 369th Bomb Squadron/306th Bomb Group [WW-U] Thurleigh; 544th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [SU-H] Station 106, Grafton Underwood; Missing in Action on Mission #91 to Stuttgart, 6 September 1943 with James Joseph McMahon Jr., Co-pilot: Rudolph P. Froeschle, Navigator: Lesta E. Shackelford, Bombardier: Arthur R. Dinndorf, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Robert Fred Stahlhut, Radio Operator: Marcus E. Carr, Ball turret gunner: John H. Tripp, Waist gunner: James E Savage, Waist gunner: Schley H. Jessup (9 Prisoner of War),Tail gunner: George J. Kemp (evaded capture); no gas, crashed Dorviller/Elvange, 15 miles East of Metz, France. Missing Air Crew Report 773.

Last updated: 13. September 2017


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