B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31611

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31611


  • RCL: KY-U

MACR: 4870


History of
B-17 42-31611

Delivered Denver 28/11/43; Kearney 23/12/43; Romulus 9/1/44; Presque Is 10/1/44; 366BS/305BG [KY-U] Chelveston 29/1/44; MIA Saarbrucken 11/5/44 Pilot: Capt Marion Holbrook, Co-Pilot: Don Wendt, Navigator: Alf Hills, Ex/n-Mortimer Greenwald, Bombardier: Frank Murphy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Mitchie, Radio Operator: Joe Fitch, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Lewis, Waist Gunner: Ted McCormic, Waist Gunner: Ken Zirkle (10POW); Tail Gunner: Calvin Ferrari (KIA-shot by civilian after baling out to land in tree); flak, crashed Hagondange, nine miles N of Metz, Fr.; MACR 4870.

Last updated: 18. November 2018


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