B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31483 / Bonnie B

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31483 / Bonnie B


  • RCL: BN-B

History of
B-17 42-31483 / Bonnie B

Delivered Cheyenne 10/11/43; Kearney 28/11/43; Bangor 5/12/43; Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-B] Molesworth 1/1/44; Missing in Action Stuttgart 5/9/44 with Bill Morgan, Co-pilot: John Parker, Navigator: Abe Wodinsky, Bombardier: Frank Destito, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Theron Hayes, Radio Operator: Ed Stemmle, Ball turret gunner: Stan Lloyd, Waist gunner: Jim Gross,Tail gunner: Jim Caperton (9 Returned to Duty), lost one prop and two engines on return; force landed A-20 Reims af, France; Salvaged 12/9/44. BONNIE B.

Last updated: 15. September 2017


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