B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31155

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31155



History of
B-17 42-31155

Delivered Dallas 25/9/43; Harvard 6/10/43; Assigned 711BS/447BG [IR-F] Rattlesden 18/11/43; returning from Berlin 4/3/44, with Jim Anderson, Co-pilot: Larry Koenig, Navigator: George Shroeder, Bombardier: Theo Bush, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ken Runkle, Radio Operator: George Bauer, Ball turret gunner: Lynn Dollar, Waist gunner: Bob Garrett,Tail gunner: John Segrest (9 Returned to Duty), Waist gunner: Ed Parry (KIA-chute malfunctioned); mechanical faults, pilot crash landed Snap Hill Barn, Friston, Sussex, with no injury; Salvaged. No MACR.

Last updated: 22. May 2018


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