B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31531

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31531


MACR: 3487


History of
B-17 42-31531

Delivered Denver 20/11/43; Gt Falls 22/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG Rougham 25/1/44; transferred 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 26/1/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 29/3/44 with Lewis Lennartson,Tail gunner: Omer Fontaine (2 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Everett Keesee{Wounded in Action}, Navigator: Mariford Markowitz, Bombardier: Gus Fernandez, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Haag, Radio Operator: Bill Graham, Ball turret gunner: Gilbert Goode, Waist gunner: Clyde Garnhart{Wounded in Action}, Waist gunner: Jim Blackwell{Wounded in Action} (8 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Riestedt, four miles NW Klotze, 34 miles NE of Brunswick, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3487.

Last updated: 10. October 2017


B-17 42-31531 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P --- Lewis W. Lennartson KIA
CP --- Everett I. Kessee, Jr. POW
BOMB --- Augustine Fernandez POW
ENG/TT --- Thomas B. Haag POW
RO --- William T. Graham POW
BT --- Omer Fontaine POW
WG --- Clyde E. Garnhart POW
WG --- Gilbert C. Goode KIA
TG --- James E. Blackwell POW

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