B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31638 / Big Gas Bird

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31638 / Big Gas Bird


  • RCL: GX-L

MACR: 8907


History of
B-17 42-31638 / Big Gas Bird

Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/43; Paine 4/12/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Romulus 20/12/43; Presque Is 21/12/43; Assigned: 548BS/385BG [GX-L] Gt Ashfield 30/12/43; MIA Magdeburg 12/4/44 Pilot: Ramon Newman, Harvey Dater, Ed Lower, Bob Kuhn (4KIA); George Pearson, John Fuchs, Clifton Estabrook, Clauds Lyons, Tom Morrisey (5POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Ruppershutten, Germany. MACR 8907. BIG GAS BIRD.

Last updated: 26. December 2018


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