B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31425

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31425


MACR: 2709


History of
B-17 42-31425

Delivered Cheyenne 2/11/43; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 9/12/43; Missing in Action Steyr, Aus. 24/2/44 with Don Smith, Co-pilot: Frank Sims, Navigator: Joe Dendor{inj}, Bombardier: Bill McConnell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gilbert Hepp, Radio Operator: Walter Banasiewski, Ball turret gunner: Chas Danforth, Waist gunner: Bert Gaines, Waist gunner: Bill Lewis (9 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Harry Garlick (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed in mountains near Steyr, Aus, three chutes seen; Missing Air Crew Report 2709.

Last updated: 13. August 2017


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