B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31884 / Miss Maywood

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31884 / Miss Maywood


Missions: 100+


History of
B-17 42-31884 / Miss Maywood

Delivered Denver 30/12/43; Pueblo 12/1/44; Savannah 13/1/44; Morrison 20/1/44; (? Assigned 340BS/97BG Amendola 26/1/44); transferred (? )407BS/92BG [PY- ] Podington ; t/o as spare 11/7/44 with Ed Martens, Co-pilot: Bill McIlone, Navigator: John Goulden, Bombardier: John Becht, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Roy Wright (inj on bail out), Radio Operator: Eddie Makowki, Ball turret gunner: Emelio Lopez, Waist gunner: Bill Elias,Tail gunner: Martin Brassill, (9 Returned to Duty); fire broke out over Watford, Herts, UK, this exploded ammo in upper turret, crew ordered bail out but fire extinguished and pilot landed at Boreham, Essex, home of 394BG; Salvaged 30/11/45. MISS MAYWOOD.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


B-17 42-31884 / Miss Maywood Details

Flew its 100th mission on 09 December 1944.


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