B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30649 / Rose Olive

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30649 / Rose Olive


  • RCL: UX-X

MACR: 3668


History of
B-17 42-30649 / Rose Olive

Delivered Cheyenne 5/7/43; Kearney 26/7/43; Topeka 14/8/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-X] Alconbury 31/8/43; Podington 11/9/43; Missing in Action Sorau 11/4/44 with John Harris, Co-pilot: Milton Wilson, Navigator: Jim Goodner, Bombardier: Chas Pettibone, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Obechina, Radio Operator: Clinton Gill, Ball turret gunner: Roger Fuller, Waist gunner: Howard Evans, Waist gunner: Jennings Ball,Tail gunner: Don Cash (10 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, damage caused explosion in mid-air, crashed Martinsbuettel, five miles W of Fallersleben, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3668. ROSE OLIVE.

Last updated: 16. May 2017


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