B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31805

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31805


MACR: 4606/6689


History of
B-17 42-31805

Delivered Denver 16/12/43; Salt Lake City 26/12/43; Denver 28/12/43; Lincoln 8/1/43; Lakeland 9/1/44; Morrison 21/2/44; Assigned 773BS/463BG Celone 23/2/44; Missing in Action Varese, It. 30/4/44 with John Donner, Ball turret gunner: Howard McCord, Waist gunner: Bob Jackson,Tail gunner: Ed Lahiff (4 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Bill Hoffman, Navigator: Elmer Betz, Bombardier: Larry Fornia, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Alletsee, Radio Operator: Otis McCullers (5 Returned to Duty); flak, ditched Adriatic Sea; five rescued by RAF Walrus; MACRS 4606/6689.

Last updated: 17. March 2019


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