B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31231

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31231


  • RCL: JW-W

MACR: 3413


History of
B-17 42-31231

Delivered Cheyenne 7/10/43; Gd Island 19/10/43; Romulus 28/10/43; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-W] Podington 23/11/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 23/3/44 with Homer Wall, Co-pilot: John Abel, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Turner (3 Killed in Action); Navigator: Jim Hyland, Bombardier: Sid Trink, Radio Operator: Ted Dilley, Ball turret gunner: Andy Toporcer, Waist gunner: Ken Porter, Waist gunner: Jim Dibrino,Tail gunner: Leon Luba (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed between Wambeln & Scheidingen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3413.

Last updated: 19. June 2017


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