B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31600 / Pride of New Mexico

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31600 / Pride of New Mexico


  • RCL: BG-T, OE-M

MACR: 11195

Missions: 91


History of
B-17 42-31600 / Pride of New Mexico

Delivered Denver 28/11/43; Kearney 15/12/43; San Bernardino 20/12/43; Grenier 21/12/43; Presque Is 23/12/32; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-T] Horham 2/1/44 PRIDE OF NEW MEXICO; 335BS [OE-M]; 91m, Missing in Action Osnabruck 21/11/44 with Roy Schoaf, Co-pilot: Dick White, Navigator: Gordon Redfeldt, Bombardier: Leo Martone, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gene Wolf, Radio Operator: Jack Tallman, Ball turret gunner: John Strayer, Waist gunner: John Predergast,Tail gunner: Don Krebs (9 Prisoner of War); battle damaged and two engines out, and jettisoning ball turret, crashed St Vith, Belgium. Missing Air Crew Report 11195. SPIRIT OF NEW MEXICO aka UNCLE.

Published: 2. September 2018 / Last updated: 10. April 2018


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