B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31629

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31629


  • RCL: J

MACR: 3664


History of
B-17 42-31629

Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Presque Is 19/1/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 26/1/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Dave Parks, Co-pilot: Floyd Grove, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Kesselmeyer, Radio Operator: Ruben Halverson, Ball turret gunner: Tony Nunes, Waist gunner: Cosmo Fazzio,Tail gunner: George Grebe (7 Killed in Action); Navigator: Bill Ellerbusch, Bombardier: Ed Quinn, Waist gunner: Chas Kerr (3 Prisoner of War); shot down by Fw190, crashed Hohnert-Steinfeld, five miles NE of Schleswig, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3664.

Last updated: 6. August 2017


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