B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31306 / Nelson King

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31306 / Nelson King


  • RCL: EP-V

History of
B-17 42-31306 / Nelson King

Delivered Cheyenne 20/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Romulus 10/11/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-V] Thorpe Abbotts 15/11/43; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Emil Siewart, Bombardier: Irving Jacobwitz,Tail gunner: Frank Kroczynski (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Wayne Prouix, Navigator: Don Huffer{Wounded in Action}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Oliver Scully, Radio Operator: Julian Barkman, Ball turret gunner: Chester Padlo{Wounded in Action}, Waist gunner: Edwin Morgan, Waist gunner: Francis Cousins{Wounded in Action} (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed on return, at Ostprignitz, near Wittstock, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 5165. NELSON KING.

Last updated: 21. September 2017


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