B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32096

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-32096


MACR: 3187


History of
B-17 42-32096

Delivered Cheyenne 23/1/44; Kearney 5/2/44; Presque Is 18/2/44; Assigned 711BS/477BG Rattlesden 22/2/44; Missing in Action Augsburg 16/3/44 with Wesley Huckins, Co-pilot: George Preas, Navigator: Art Durante, Ball turret gunner: Bob Davis, Waist gunner: Alan Reid,Tail gunner: Dan Carroll (6 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Walt Chudleigh, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Earl Merritt{chute failed} (2 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: Rick Krecker, Waist gunner: Ken Downie (2 evaded capture); enemy aircraft, crashed Ferme de Longchamps, near Perthes, seven miles W of St Diziere, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 3187.

Last updated: 30. March 2018


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