B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3063

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3063


MACR: 6142


History of
B-17 42-3063

Delivered Long Beach 31/1/43; Tinker 12/3/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Presque Is 7/4/43; Earls Colne, Ex. 12/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Harry Johnson, Co-pilot: Henry Kvevli, Navigator: Dave Fussell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alf Leland, Radio Operator: John Daliski, Ball turret gunner: Harry DeRouchie, Waist gunner: Bob Thomas, Waist gunner: Larry Worthey,Tail gunner: Earl Bennett (9 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Blair Hale (POW-kept afloat by his chute, picked up by German boat and taken to Lubeck.); crashed Baltic Sea, off Langeland Point, Denmark. Missing Air Crew Report 6142. OLE TOBE.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


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