B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3274

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3274


  • RCL: GY-L, OR-U

MACR: 881


History of
B-17 42-3274

Delivered Denver 13/4/43; Presque Is 15/5/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-L] Thurleigh 4/6/43; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-U] Bassingbourn 29/6/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/10/43 with Lloyd Schaper, Co-pilot: Ray Stephens, Navigator: Woodrow Mays, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Brickley, Radio Operator: Harry Weintraub, Ball turret gunner: Ernie Archer, Waist gunner: Jim Regan, Waist gunner: Don Irons,Tail gunner: Don Alton (9 Prisoner of War), Bombardier: Steve Monson (Killed in Action); last seen on bombing run apparently having engine trouble from the start and dragging behind, crashed Limburg, Bel. Missing Air Crew Report 881.

Last updated: 3. October 2017


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