B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31397

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31397


MACR: 2722


History of
B-17 42-31397

Delivered Cheyenne 29/10/43; Assigned 353BS/301BG Cerignola 15/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; Missing in Action 18 missions Regensburg 25/2/44 with Joseph A. Hurley, William J. Mills Jr, Peter Victor Henningsen, William Bothwell (4 Killed in Action); Robert K. Belk, Stanley A. Chmielecki, Lawrence C. Schwandt, Frederick S. Bumpers, William J. Suber (5 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Winden, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2722.

Last updated: 18. August 2017


B-17 42-31397 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Joseph A Hurley KIA
CP 2LT William J Mills KIA
BOMB 1LT Peter V Henningsen KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Stanley A Chmielecki POW
RO T/SGT Lawrence C Schwandt POW
BT S/SGT William Bethwell KIA
WG SGT Frederick S Bumpers POW
TG SGT William J Suber POW

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