B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30644

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30644


  • RCL: UX-V

MACR: 4851


History of
B-17 42-30644

Delivered Cheyenne 5/7/43; Gr Isle 26/7/43; Walla Walla 1/8/43; Scott 11/8/43; Presque Is 16/8/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-V] Alconbury 7/9/43; Podington 11/9/43; Missing in Action Merseburg 12/5/44 with Durward Marshall, Ball turret gunner: Jim Brown{body never found},Tail gunner: Dick Schmutte (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Norman Peck, Navigator: Harry Pachesky, Bombardier: Jim Kealey, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Vic Kness, Bill Cleere, Radio Operator: Edwin Huson, Waist gunner: Jack Browder (7 Prisoner of War); flak KOd #3, after heading away two more engines were lost, crashed Vallendar, two miles N of Koblenz; Missing Air Crew Report 4851.

Last updated: 13. June 2017


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