B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31504 / Rosie’s Riveter

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31504 / Rosie’s Riveter


  • RCL: LN-Q, LD-E

MACR: 4865


History of
B-17 42-31504 / Rosie’s Riveter

Delivered Cheyenne 13/11/43; Kearney 28/11/43; Romulus 5/12/43; Presque Is 8/12/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG (LN-Q) Thorpe Abbotts 16/12/43; transferred 418BS [LD-E]; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Alex Kinder, Co-pilot: Theo Schmuck, Navigator: Dale Wynn, Bombardier: Bill Dodd, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Wilson, Radio Operator: Bob Mazzacane, Ball turret gunner: Chas Daniels, Waist gunner: Dave Castle, Waist gunner: Gene Wayrynen,Tail gunner: Chas Stewart (10 Prisoner of War); flak KO’d two engines, one windmilling, crashed S of Niederbacheim, near St Goarhausen, Ger Missing Air Crew Report 4865. ROSIE’S RIVETERS.

Last updated: 6. January 2018


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