B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31217

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31217


MACR: 4249


History of
B-17 42-31217

Delivered Denver 4/10/43; Harvard 15/10/43; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 21/11/43; Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Harry Paris, Co-pilot: Bob Allen, Navigator: Mike Gannon, Bombardier: Ed Jekel{wia, broke left knee} Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Clarke, Radio Operator: Lew Pohill, Ball turret gunner: Harry Woodman, Waist gunner: Oscar Siegel, Waist gunner: Fred Kirnan,Tail gunner: Jim Hanley{wia, bullet wounds} (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Eggenstedt, 16 miles W of Magdeberg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4249.

Last updated: 27. April 2018


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