B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30668

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30668


  • RCL: UX-

History of
B-17 42-30668

Delivered Cheyenne 8/7/43; Kearney 24/7/43; Dow Fd 28/7/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX- ] Alconbury 15/8/43; Podington 16/9/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Cpt Blair Belongia, Co-pilot: Bob Klein, Navigator: Howie Eaton, Bombardier: George Jackson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Few, Radio Operator: Jim Lovett, Ball turret gunner: Sam Purvis, Waist gunner: Stan Sztorc, Waist gunner: Alf Atonacci,Tail gunner: Joe Walsh (10 Returned to Duty); ditched Channel through fuel shortage, all rescued by ASR.

Last updated: 8. July 2017


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