B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31768 / Miss Carriage

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31768 / Miss Carriage


  • RCL: WW-Y

MACR: 4283


History of
B-17 42-31768 / Miss Carriage

Delivered Denver 12/12/43; Kearney 8/1/44; Prestwick 15/1/44; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-Y] Thurleigh 17/1/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Carroll Biggs, Co-Pilot: Bill Chapman, Navigator: Joe Weldon, Bombardier: John Pedevillano, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Economos, Radio Operator: Germany. ld Swift, Ball Turret Gunner: Matt Moore, Waist Gunner: Lee Prugh, Waist Gunner: Walter Garr, Tail Gunner: Luther Victory; (10POW); Enemy aircraft KOd #3 and #4 plus top turret, then fired developed; crew baled, eight picked up at Mainburg, crashed Niederrumelsdorf, eight miles S of Abensberg, 20 miles E of Ingoldstadt, Ger; MACR 4283. MISS CARRIAGE

Last updated: 23. August 2018


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