B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31343

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31343


  • RCL: BX-E

MACR: 4855


History of
B-17 42-31343

Delivered Cheyenne 23/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Memphis 28/11/43; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-E] Snetterton 5/12/43; MIA Zwickau 12/5/44 Pilot: Bob Lewis, Co-Pilot: Gustav Soderlund, Navigator: George Korty, Bombardier: Ken Foote, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Carl Duff, Radio Operator: Dyton Herrin (6KIA); Ball Turret Gunner: Paul Howard, Waist Gunner: Ken Elliott, Waist Gunner: Alex Klecha, Tail Gunner: Forrest Corley (4POW); Enemy aircraft set aircraft on fire, four baled but then a/c exploded, crashed Wehrheim, eight miles S of Friedburg, NW of Frankfurt, Germany. MACR 4855.

Last updated: 22. February 2019


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