B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31251

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31251


  • RCL: BG-P

MACR: 2981


History of
B-17 42-31251

Delivered Cheyenne 12/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Wilmington 1/11/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-P] Horham 11/11/43; force landed Rattlesden 10/2/42 with J.W. Reed; 21m, Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/43 with Tom Keasbey, Co-pilot: Capt Roy Gee, Navigator: Bill Harris, Bombardier: Ralph Bowlingbroke ankle on bail-out, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Wood, Radio Operator: Maurice Norrell, Ball turret gunner: Francis Sullivan, Waist gunner: Albt Jacobson, Waist gunner: Bill Denham,Tail gunner: Clayton Burdue (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Natenstedt, 11 miles NE of Vechta, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2981.

Last updated: 27. July 2017


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