B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31030 / Shy Ann

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31030 / Shy Ann

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: FC-A

MACR: 1162

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History of
B-17 42-31030 / Shy Ann

Delivered Cheyenne 4/9/43; Gr Isle 7/10/43; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-A] Framlingham 7/10/43; Missing in Action Gelsenkirchen 5/11/43 with Bob Hoyt, Co-pilot: George Nunan, Navigator: Tim Lyons, Bombardier: Rudi Nelson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Leroy Portier, Radio Operator: Jack Miller, Ball turret gunner: Dave Randle, Waist gunner: Covely Jones, Waist gunner: Elmer McClelland,Tail gunner: Leon Kegresse (10 Killed in Action); mech fault after take off, went into spin at 3,000ft, crashed North Sea off Aldeburgh, Sfk., UK. Missing Air Crew Report 1162. SHY ANN.

B-17 42-31030 / Shy Ann Details

Last B-17F assigned USAAF Combat Theater

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