B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31997

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31997


  • RCL: PU-F

MACR: 5985


History of
B-17 42-31997

Delivered Cheyenne 12/1/44; Lt Rock 23/1/44; Savannah 25/1/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-F] Molesworth 22/2/44; Missing in Action Hamburg (25m) 20/6/44 with John Parker, Co-pilot: John Anderson, Navigator: Norman Lacey, Bombardier: Granville Pence, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Claudia Wall, Radio Operator: Charles Grace, Ball turret gunner: Sam Rhyne, Waist gunner: John Fox,Tail gunner: Joe Szczudlo (9 Prisoner of War); flak KOd two engines, crash landed near Piekas/Nordholz, 13 miles SW of Cuxhaven, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5985.

Last updated: 8. September 2017


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