B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31825

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31825


MACR: 5791


History of
B-17 42-31825

Delivered Denver 24/12/43; Chicago 13/1/44; Nashville 15/1/44; Lakeland 18/1/44; Morrison 14/2/44; Assigned 775BS/463BG Celone 21/2/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 18/5/44 with Louis Menge, Co-pilot: John Craig, Navigator: Art Taylor, Bombardier: Rich Kowal, Radio Operator: Art Sams, Ball turret gunner: Bill Olsen, Waist gunner: George Vincenti, Waist gunner: Willard Ott,Tail gunner: Darris Oldfather (9 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Bysen (POW?); enemy aircraft, crashed Corabia, Rom; Missing Air Crew Report 5791.

Last updated: 29. March 2019


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