B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31025

B-17 #42-31025zoom_in


  • RCL: GY-B

History of
B-17 42-31025

Delivered Cheyenne 4/9/43; Gr Isle 25/9/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-B] Thurleigh 19/10/43; battle damaged Berlin 6/3/44 with Albt Adams, Co-pilot: Joe Mathis, Navigator: Bill Barnes, Bombardier: Arnold Bugni, Ball turret gunner: Larry Stevenson (5 Returned to Duty); Waist gunner: Cleo White,Tail gunner: John Hedberg (2POW-both wia); Radio Operator: Matt Palenica, Waist gunner: Martin Cech (2EVD-both wia); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lloyd Keene (Killed in Action); severely damaged but escorted home low over North Sea by P-51 to land at B-24 base in Norfolk. Salvaged 2BAD Warton 9/3/44.

Last updated: 24. January 2019


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