B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31566

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31566


MACR: 2375


History of
B-17 42-31566

Delivered Denver 21/11/43; Gr Island 5/12/43; Romulus 13/12/43; Presque 15/12/43; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ- ] Snetterton 20/12/43; MIA Brunswick 10/2/44 Pilot: Harry Thompson, Co-Pilot: Don Weightman, Navigator: Chas Flynn, Bombardier: George Wachal, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Rankin, Radio Operator: Edgar Orbell, Ball Turret Gunner: Russ Nelson, Waist Gunner: Martin Buckman, Waist Gunner: Earl Case, Tail Gunner: Dean Whitten (10KIA); flak, no trace ever found so presumable came down in North Sea. MACR 2375.

Last updated: 17. March 2019


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