B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31068 / Fool’s Luck

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31068 / Fool’s Luck


  • RCL: SC-D

History of
B-17 42-31068 / Fool’s Luck

Delivered Cheyenne 14/9/43; Scott 22/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-D] Deenethorpe 8/11/43; on return from Merignac 31/12/43 with Capt Jere Maupin, Co-pilot: Earl Owens, Navigator: Capt Walt Eabererr, Bombardier: Capt Ron WEoodhouse, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Foster DeWees, Radio Operator: Jim Graham, Ball turret gunner: John Farmer, Waist gunner: ? Henderson, Waist gunner: Burton Markle,Tail gunner: Bill Smith (10 Returned to Duty), in poor weather conditions, crash landed Foxhole Hill, Potters Bar, Herts, UK, Salvaged. FOOL’S LUCK.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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