B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32103

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-32103



History of
B-17 42-32103

Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; Billings 28/1/44; Gr Island 3/2/44; Orlando 8/2/44, modified for Azon bombing; Morrison 28/3/44; Assigned 419BS/301BG Lucera 19/4/44; Missing in Action Szolnok, Hung. 2/7/44 with Phil Olivarri, Haldeman, Thompson,. Sawyer, Binninger, Calvert, Walker, Floyd (8 Returned to Duty); Houston (Killed in Action); aircraft ditched, crew rescued.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


B-17 42-32103 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Phillip Olavarri RTD
CP 2LT Vernon Thompson RTD
BOMB 2LT Benjamin E. Gale, Jr. RTD
ENG/TT T/SGT James L. Houston KIA
RO T/SGT Arthur Calvert RTD
BT S/SGT Paul G. Walker RTD
WG S/SGT Eugene W. Sawyer RTD
WG S/SGT Norbal Benninger RTD
TG S/SGT William B. Floyd RTD

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