B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31151

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31151


  • RCL: AW-S

MACR: 2381


History of
B-17 42-31151

Delivered Cheyenne 25/9/43; Gr Island 9/10/43; Long Beach 13/10/43; Assigned: 337BS/96BG [AW-S] Snetterton 15/10/43; MIA Frankfurt 29/1/44 Pilot: Darrell Sisler, Co-Pilot: Clarry Johnson, Navigator: Montidier Estes, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ray Lewis, Waist Gunner: Tom Price, Waist Gunner: Larry Rotholtz (6KIA); Bombardier: Jim Kelly, Radio Operator: Phil Rousse, Ball Turret Gunner: Art Brown, Tail Gunner: Walter Wilde (4POW); mid air coll w/42-31436 (96BG), disintegrated and crashed Gusenburg, near Frankfurt, Germany. MACR 2381.

Last updated: 27. January 2019


B-17 42-31151 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-31436 on 29 Januar 1944.


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