B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31736

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31736



History of
B-17 42-31736

Delivered Cheyenne 11/12/43; Gr Island 24/12/43; Detroit 25/1/44; Presque Is 30/1/44; Assigned 652BS/25BG Watton 325Photo Wing 5/2/44; crashed on take off for weather recon to Azores 6/6/44 with Clarry Stephenson, Co-pilot: Joe Ward, Navigator: Gene Swiatnicki, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Earl Westerholm, Ball turret gunner: Leon Licurse (5 Killed in Service); Radio Operator: Joe Minery,Tail gunner: Keith Clinton, ET-Lt Marvin Rogers (3RTD with minor injuries); Salvaged 8/9/44.

Last updated: 19. October 2018


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