B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31042

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31042


  • RCL: SU-L

MACR: 1663


History of
B-17 42-31042

Delivered Cheyenne 9/9/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 10/10/43; transferred 303BG Molesworth 19/10/43, then 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 23/10/43; 544BS/384BG [SU-L] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; Missing in Action Bremen 26/11/43 with John Holland, Co-pilot: Frank Proconio, Bombardier: Tom Witt, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Winfree, Radio Operator: Walt Lazarz, Ball turret gunner: Lennon Lisenby, Waist gunner: Stan Duzynski, Waist gunner: Angus Newman,Tail gunner: Julien Britt (9 Prisoner of War), Navigator: Chas East (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Uthlede, six miles SE of Hagen, 18 miles NW of Bremen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1663.

Last updated: 15. September 2017


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