B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31635

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31635


  • RCL: UX-Y

MACR: 5159


History of
B-17 42-31635

Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/43; Wendover 8/12/43; Grenier 19/1/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 26/1/44; transferred 327BS/92BG [UX-Y] Podington 11/3/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Bill Reuther (326bs), Co-pilot: Bob Glass, Navigator: Will Jensen, Bombardier: Ed Maher, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Sharum, Radio Operator: Chas McCall, Ball turret gunner: Dick Hanson, Waist gunner: Dan Norman, Waist gunner: Lou Lehnertz,Tail gunner: Jim Lithgow (10 Prisoner of War); aircraft hit by Navy flak, crashed Schmabek, near Holstein, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5159.

Last updated: 22. July 2017


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