B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31071 / DorHelCla

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31071 / DorHelCla


  • RCL: LD-U

MACR: 1705


History of
B-17 42-31071 / DorHelCla

Delivered Cheyenne 14/9/43; Scott 28/9/43; Assigned 418BS/100BG [LD-U] Thorpe Abbotts 4/10/43; Missing in Action Munster 22/12/43 with Tom Goupill, Co-pilot: Tenvil Jackson, Navigator: Gus Mink, Bombardier: Ralph Barker, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Gallagher, Radio Operator: Bob Ramsey, Ball turret gunner: George Brassell{washed up UK weeks later}, Waist gunner: Ed Csech, Waist gunner: Jim McLamb,Tail gunner: Fred Thompson (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed North Sea; Missing Air Crew Report 1705. DORHELCLA.

Last updated: 18. September 2017


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