B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31202

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31202


  • RCL: IN-D

History of
B-17 42-31202

Delivered Denver 3/10/43; Gr Island 31/3/43; Wilmington 9/11/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-D] Deenethorpe 12/12/43; t/o for mission as spare but turned back but severely damaged as repairs were being undertaken on base, 9/3/44 with Bob Keith, Co-pilot: Wardlaw Hammond, Navigator: Carl Floto, Bombardier: John King, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bert Bessellieu, Radio Operator: Ben Musser, Ball turret gunner: Chas Bedell, Waist gunner: George Snodgrass, Waist gunner: Harry Kelsen,Tail gunner: Bob Kerr (10 Returned to Duty); Salvaged.

Last updated: 5. May 2017


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