B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31507

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31507



History of
B-17 42-31507

Delivered Denver 15/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 6/12/43; ferry from Goose Bay to UK 23/1/44 with Chas Smith, Co-pilot: John Haning, Navigator: Ralph Stanley, Bombardier: Garven Williams, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Kenmore Rowe, Radio Operator: George Avilez, Ball turret gunner: Glen Johnston, Waist gunner: Tom Durkin, Waist gunner: Paul Abrahamson,Tail gunner: John Inman (10 Returned to Duty); engine failure and gas shortage, crashed Johnston, near Enniskillen, Co. Kilkenny, N.I. Salvaged n/battle damaged 6/6/44.

Last updated: 19. October 2018


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