B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31824

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31824


MACR: 12531


History of
B-17 42-31824

Delivered Denver 24/12/43; Barksdale 9/1/44; Savannah 10/1/44; Lakeland 11/1/44; Morrison 14/2/44; Assigned 772BS/463BG Celone 16/2/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 19/8/44 with Lucas Gomolak, Co-pilot: Howard Brunn, Navigator: Bob Oppenheimer, Bombardier: Horace Ball, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Frank Baumeister, Radio Operator: Tom Cooper, Ball turret gunner: Orlyn Schette, Waist gunner: Ben Wheaton,Tail gunner: Harry Laws (9INT); mech fault, force landed Turkey; Missing Air Crew Report 12531.

Last updated: 29. March 2019


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