B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3100

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3100


  • RCL: VE-A1

MACR: 129


History of
B-17 42-3100

Delivered Denver 11/2/43; Presque Is 27/4/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG Alconbury 1/5/43; transferred 532BS/381BG [VE-A1] Ridgewell 20/7/43; Missing in Action {1+m} Kassel 30/7/43 with Maj Bob Post (Sq CO), Co-pilot: Guerdon Humason, Navigator: LeRoy Hames, Bombardier: Bill Tsialas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Kithcart, Radio Operator: Albt Parker, Ball turret gunner: Frank Fabiano, Waist gunner: Harry Robbins,Tail gunner: Alf Casaly (9 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Walt Anderson (Killed in Action); flak & enemy aircraft, crashed Deelen, between Appeldoorn & Zutfen, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 129.

Last updated: 28. May 2019


B-17 42-3100 Details

Shot down by Wilhelm-Ferdinand ‘Wutz’ Galland.


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