B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31178

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31178


  • RCL: DF-F

History of
B-17 42-31178

Delivered Denver 28/9/43; Gr Island 21/10/43; Romulus 16/11/43; Assigned 324BS/91BG Bassingbourn 20/12/43; detailed Ludwighaven 30/12/43 with Wayne Hedglin, Co-pilot: Don Jones, Navigator: Cary Goodwyn, Bombardier: Bob White, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Cody Wolf, Radio Operator: Jim Lasou, Ball turret gunner: Walt Williams, Waist gunner: George Richardson, Waist gunner: Don Hahlen,Tail gunner: Bill Francisco (10 Returned to Duty); on return became lost in poor weather, crash landed Old Windsor, Berks, UK. Salvaged n/battle damaged SAD 1/1/44.

Last updated: 4. April 2018


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