B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31152

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31152


  • RCL: QE-J

MACR: 4237


History of
B-17 42-31152

Delivered Cheyenne 25/9/43; Gr Island 8/10/43; Nashville 12/10/43; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-E] Snetterton 14/10/43; MIA Pas de Calais 1/5/44 Pilot: Gene Dingledine, Co-Pilot: George Smith, Navigator: Jim McConnell, Bombardier: D’Nuncio Street, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vito Champan, Radio Operator: John Glass, Ball Turret Gunner: John Smith, Waist Gunner: Otto Strange (8POW); Waist Gunner: Lester Hutchinson (EVD); Tail Gunner: Gerald Sorenson (KIS- joined Belgium. ian Resistance and killed in suburbs of Brussels 3/9/44); flak KOd two engines going out and another on return, crashed Chivres, near Ath, Bel. MACR 4237.

Last updated: 19. January 2019


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