B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31735 / Lucky Lee

B-17 #42-31735 / Lucky Leezoom_in



  • RCL: EP-B

MACR: 3020


History of
B-17 42-31735 / Lucky Lee

Delivered Cheyenne 11/12/43; Kearney 30/12/43; RAF Nutts Corner 15/1/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-B] Thorpe Abbotts 17/1/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with George Brannan, Bombardier: Lou Denisco, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Walt Austin, Radio Operator: Bill Teaff (wia & died) 12/7/44, Ball turret gunner: Robin Fulton (Wounded in Action), Waist gunner: Chas Elliott, Waist gunner: Howard Larimore,Tail gunner: Bob Greenleaf (8 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Tom Leslie, Navigator: Clyde Dale (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d two engines, ship exploded and crashed Haustette, near Bakurn, five miles W of Vechta, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3020. LUCKY LEE.

Last updated: 8. February 2020


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