B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30467 / Big Jeff

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30467 / Big Jeff


MACR: 458


History of
B-17 42-30467 / Big Jeff

Delivered Cheyenne 5/6/43; Rapid City 18/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Gr Isle 28/6/43; Dow Fd 21/7/43; Assigned 20BS/2BG Massicault 24/7/43; Missing in Action {3m} Foggia 19/8/43 with Dick Rozzelle, Navigator: Alex Mayberry, Bombardier: Carmel Parsons, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Seb Hernandez, Radio Operator: Earl Bjorkland, Ball turret gunner: Bill Groot, Waist gunner: John Adams, Waist gunner: Bob Woods,Tail gunner: Art Panini (9 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bob Kingsbury (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft hit #3, crashed sea; five chutes seen; Missing Air Crew Report 458. BIG JEFF

Last updated: 22. July 2017


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