B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3064 / Stardust

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3064 / Stardust


  • RCL: VK-I

History of
B-17 42-3064 / Stardust

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/43; Assigned 353BS/301BG Morrison 25/3/43; transferred 100BG Thorpe Abbotts /43; 358BS/303BG [VK-I] Molesworth 13/7/43; battle damaged Bremen 26/11/43 with Bill Fort {wia-frostbite}, Co-pilot: McDonald Riddick, Bombardier: Chas Spencer {wia-frostbite}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Grover Mullins, Radio Operator: Jim Supple, Ball turret gunner: Howard Zeitner, Waist gunner: Jim Pleasant, Waist gunner: John Viszneki,Tail gunner: Bernie Sutton (9 Returned to Duty); Navigator: Harry Roketto (Killed in Action); Returned to the USA Scott 15/4/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 27/7/45. STARDUST.


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