B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32089 / Mountaineer

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-32089 / Mountaineer


  • RCL: DI-W

MACR: 5257


History of
B-17 42-32089 / Mountaineer

Delivered Cheyenne 28/1/44; Gr Island 11/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-W] Framlingham 22/2/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg (26m) 28/5/44 with Adolph Mathias, Co-pilot: Henry Gerards, Navigator: Joe Freyland, Bombardier: Quinton Bass, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jerry Wolf, Radio Operator: Chas Abbott, Ball turret gunner: Chas Oliver, Waist gunner: Roy Veale, Waist gunner: Larry Spencer,Tail gunner: Leon Walker (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft shot off #1engine cowling, crashed Holzhausen, 16 miles E of Magdeburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 5257.

Last updated: 12. November 2019


Reply to Steve Robinson's comment

Cancel reply