B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30944

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30944



History of
B-17 42-30944

Delivered Dallas 23/8/43; 224 BU Sioux City 23/6/44; with Jack Schmidt crashed two miles E Daykin, NE 12/7/44; Written off 13/7/44.


B-17 42-30944 Details

Mid-air-collision with P-47 #42-23008. Pilot: 2Lt. Charles F. Jewett (KIS) on 12 July 1944. During training flight.


B-17 42-30944 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Jack C. Schmidt KIS
CP 2LT Wallace E. Clements RTD
BOMB 2LT Joseph Silverstein KIS
ENG/TT CPL Frank E. Waddell KIS
RO CPL Frank Casanova KIS
BT CPL Leonard J. Rizutti RTD
WG T/SGT Charles L. Strickland KIS
WG PVT Edward D. Wieland KIS
TG CPL Salvador V. Halcón RTD

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