B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3353 / Tar Fly

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3353 / Tar Fly


  • RCL: AW-L

History of
B-17 42-3353 / Tar Fly

Delivered Denver 20/5/43; Dow Fd 7/7/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-L] Snetterton 13/7/43;MIA Beaumont Sur Oise 9/9/43 with Edwin Noordewier, Co-pilot: Herman Eitel, Navigator: Francis Kelly, Bombardier: Martin Gelman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Sheaves, Radio Operator: W.B. Surratt, Waist gunner: Nathan Karpf, Waist gunner: Bill Garrett (8 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Orville Sloane,Tail gunner: Lonnie Ogle (2 Killed in Action); flak, crash landed W of Evreux, near Beaumont-Le-Roger, Fr. TAR FLY.

Last updated: 16. March 2018


Brie Sheaves Hutchinson
03. October 2023 access_time 15:30

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