B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30598

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30598


  • RCL: XA-L

MACR: 267


History of
B-17 42-30598

Delivered Cheyenne 26/6/43; Smoky Hill 12/7/43; Dow Fd 16/7/43; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-L] Gt Ashfield 16/7/43; MIA Lille 15/8/43 Pilot: Ed Stone, Co-Pilot: George Larsen, Navigator: Jim Atkinson, Bombardier: Darrell Taylor, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tony Kalisko{body washed up two weeks later on Belgium. ian coast}, Radio Operator: Harry Rusk, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Paige, Waist Gunner: Jim Glaxner, Waist Gunner: Elvin Rankin, Tail Gunner: Sam Burns (10KIA); flak hit near Dunkirk, ditched Channel; MACR 267.

Last updated: 6. November 2018


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