B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31358

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31358


MACR: 5229


History of
B-17 42-31358

Delivered Cheyenne 25/10/43; Walla Walla 9/11/43; Assigned 729BS/452BG [M3- ] Deopham Green 3/1/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 29/5/44 with Shirley Parvin, Co-pilot: Bill Reid, Navigator: Clarry Thurman, Bombardier: Arnold Bergert, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dick Lampe, Radio Operator: Bill Ruth, Ball turret gunner: Bob Bennett, Waist gunner: John Baker (8 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Frank Cainchute failed,Tail gunner: Chas Wright (2 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Goddula, 15 miles SW of Liepzig, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 5229. BIG NOISE.

Last updated: 2. July 2018


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