B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30416 / Lil’ Joan

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30416 / Lil’ Joan


MACR: 2835


History of
B-17 42-30416 / Lil’ Joan

Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/43; Gore 12/6/43; Smoky Hill 14/6/43; Rapid City 20/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Smoky Hill 23/6/43; Dow Fd 5/7/43; Assigned 346BS/99BG Navarin 30/7/43; Oudna 4/8/43; battle damaged Mestre 6/10/43 with Crooks, Raftery, Evans, Devine, Grant, Demott, Ledgerwood, Boswell, Berkey, Laverick; crash landed Foggia and WO; but repaired at depot and transferred 340BS/97BG Cerignola; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Padua 11/3/44 with Bob Taylor, Franko, Rosoff, Undercoffer, Romes (9th CCU), Hoff, Schumaker, Coggeswell, Beatty, Hardin, Kennedy; enemy aircraft, ditched Adriatic; Missing Air Crew Report 2835. LIL’ JOAN.

Last updated: 4. June 2018


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