B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31657

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31657


  • RCL: QJ-S

History of
B-17 42-31657

Delivered Cheyenne 6/12/43; Kearney 12/12/43; Romulus 17/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-S] Snetterton 26/12/43; MIA Saarbrucken 23/5/44 Pilot: Rich Debrandes, Co-Pilot: Glen Harrison, Navigator: Sam Fudge, Bombardier: Joe Armstrong, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alex Lambrecht, Radio Operator: Ken Garwood, Ball Turret Gunner: Glen Smith, Waist Gunner: Terrall Rogers, Tail Gunner: Gene Stauffer (9RTD); ditched Channel 15miles W of Shoreham, Sussex, crew rescued by ASR and taken to RAF Friston; WILDFIRE II.

Last updated: 16. March 2018


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