B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31979

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31979


  • RCL: BO-U

MACR: 2767

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 42-31979

Delivered Cheyenne 11/1/44; Savannah 23/1/44; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-U] Thurleigh 22/2/44; Missing in Action 1m Augsburg 25/2/44 with Chas Bayless, Co-pilot: Clarry Crowl, Navigator: Mike Kalish, Bombardier: Jim Laughlin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Wallace, Radio Operator: Bill Vought, Ball turret gunner: Ken Willey, Waist gunner: Carl Hudson,Tail gunner: Bill Christian (9 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Ray Manski (KIA-by 20mm shell); enemy aircraft, crashed Kuppenheimer Forest, near Landau, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2767.

Last updated: 28. February 2019


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