B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31883 / The Jub Jub Bird

B-17 #42-31883 / The Jub Jub Birdzoom_in



  • RCL: LL-Y

MACR: 10304

Missions: 69


History of
B-17 42-31883 / The Jub Jub Bird

Delivered Denver 30/12/43; Casper 4/1/44; Denver 4/2/44; Kearney 12/2/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-Y] Bassingbourn 22/3/44; Missing in Action 69m Merseburg 2/11/44 with Pilot: Herb Chouinard, Navigator: Dan DuBonis, Bombardier: Jim Hundley, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Luther Salter, Radio Operator: Herschel Bowers, Ball turret gunner: Jim Foltz,Tail gunner: Carroll Tallant (7 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Ray Nickola, Waist gunner: Arnold Kramer (2 Prisoner of War); flak, #2 exploded and nose blew off, ship fell away before exploding and crashed Leipzig; Missing Air Crew Report 10304. THE JUB JUB BIRD.

Last updated: 29. March 2019


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