B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31089 / Carolyne

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31089 / Carolyne


  • RCL: SC-M

MACR: 6468


History of
B-17 42-31089 / Carolyne

Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Gt Falls 4/10/43; Scott 28/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-M] Deenethorpe 16/11/43; Missing in Action Kiel 4/1/44 with Capt Bill Garland, Co-pilot: Maj Malcolm Martin (Sq. CO), Navigator: Ed Nolte, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tony Spacek, Radio Operator: Bert Stimmel, Ball turret gunner: Tom McNab, Waist gunner: John Parratt,Tail gunner: Erle Owens (8 Returned to Duty), Bombardier: Floyd Howe(rip when picked up), Waist gunner: Ralph Newton (2 Killed in Action); mechanical fault, ditched North Sea, crew rescued by RN minesweepers Monique & Camille, . Missing Air Crew Report 6468. CAROLYNE.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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