B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31074 / Cahepit

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31074	 / Cahepit


  • RCL: LN-Q

MACR: 7501


History of
B-17 42-31074 / Cahepit

Delivered Cheyenne 15/9/43; Scott 28/9/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Q] Thorpe Abbotts 4/10/43; Missing in Action Munich 13/7/44 with Don Waters, Co-pilot: Bill Conselman, Navigator: Alf Shearer*, Bombardier: Bob Crow, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Andy Chianis, Radio Operator: Bert Pollock, Ball turret gunner: Chris Hoops, Waist gunner: Ken Youngren, Waist gunner: Paul Annin,Tail gunner: Harry Bellemare (10INT); flak, force landed Emmenbrucke, Switz., crew still aboard. Missing Air Crew Report 7501. CAHEPIT. (*died 19/8/44 when he fell from a hotel balcony)

Last updated: 4. May 2017


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