B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31107 / Lady Jane

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31107 / Lady Jane


MACR: 2513


History of
B-17 42-31107 / Lady Jane

Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Harvard 5/10/43; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 29/11/43; Missing in Action Halbestadt 11/1/44 with Herschell Jarrell, Co-pilot: Lt Col Chas Bowman, Bombardier: Tom Tate, Radio Operator: John Smitherfound 14/8/44, Ball turret gunner: John Harrison, Waist gunner: Alphonse Rossetti, Waist gunner: Ray Wilson,Tail gunner: Lt Bill Zurynetz (8 Killed in Action); Navigator: John Cole, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gene Landry (2 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed swampy ground near Rehburg, 19 miles from Hanover, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2513

Last updated: 17. August 2017


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