B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31200 / Old Crow aka The Bad Penny

B-17 #42-31200 / Old Crow aka The Bad Pennyzoom_in



  • RCL: GN-V

MACR: 6740


History of
B-17 42-31200 / Old Crow aka The Bad Penny

Delivered Denver 2/10/43; Gr Island 31/10/43; Long Beach 25/11/43; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-V] Molesworth 1/1/44; Missing in Action 937m) Paris 28/6/44 with Stan Wardowski, Navigator: Warren Birnbaum,Tail gunner: Don Wagner (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Neal Hainlin, Bombardier: Chas Eisel, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Kowatch, Ball turret gunner: Ben Hope (4 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Albt Willard, Waist gunner: John Snede (2 evaded capture); flak, crashed Chievres-en-Laonnois, 11 miles NE of Laon, Frl; Missing Air Crew Report 6740. THE BAD PENNY aka OLD CROW.

Last updated: 13. September 2017


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