B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3433 / Lena

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3433 / Lena


  • RCL: LN-W

MACR: 1024


History of
B-17 42-3433 / Lena

Delivered Denver 12/6/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-W] Thorpe Abbotts 18/7/43; ground looped at Langford Lodge, N. Ireland 25/7/43 with John Kelly, rest OK?; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Bob Kramer, Ball turret gunner: Don Glaze, Waist gunner: George White (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Ed Connelly, Navigator: Hugh Geiger, Bombardier: Tom Casey, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Deane Todd, Radio Operator: Jim Watkins, Waist gunner: Fred Moore,Tail gunner: Harvey James (7 Prisoner of War); flak blew off right wing, crashed Castle Lembeck, five miles N of Dorsten, 25 miles SW of Munster, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 1024. LENA.

Last updated: 5. October 2017


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