B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30785

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30785


  • RCL: YB-H

MACR: 908


History of
B-17 42-30785

Delivered Cheyenne 29/7/43; Dyersburg 8/8/43; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-H] Polebrook 23/9/43; Missing in Action {1m} Frankfurt 4/10/43 with Theo Reed, Bombardier: Alex Feldstein, Ball turret gunner: Frank Fontana (3 Killed in Action), Co-pilot: Bill Bourland, Navigator: Capt Larry Stover, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Browne, Radio Operator: Ed Spencer, Waist gunner: Don Ford, Waist gunner: Thaddeus Wallace,Tail gunner: John Hagan (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Langensebold, 16 miles E of Frankfurt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 908.

Last updated: 22. July 2017


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