B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30734 / Slightly Dangerous

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30734 / Slightly Dangerous


  • RCL: EP-G

MACR: 1023


History of
B-17 42-30734 / Slightly Dangerous

Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Long Beach 8/8/43; Geiger 10/8/43; Walla Walla 12/8/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-G] Thorpe Abbotts 5/9/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Chas Thompson, Co-pilot: Ross McEuen, Bombardier: Bill Sprow, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dick Derby, Radio Operator: Jack Stern, Ball turret gunner: Jesse Cook,Tail gunner: Don Leech, obs-John Hoerr (8 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Ed Jones, Waist gunner: Floyd Cahill, Waist gunner: Chas Nessel (3 Killed in Action); shot down by fighter, lost right wing and exploded, crashed Walingen, near Havixbeck, six miles W of Munster, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 1023. SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS.

Published: 24. December 2017 / Last updated: 21. September 2017


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