B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3449

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3449


  • RCL: WW-X

History of
B-17 42-3449

Delivered Long Beach 24/6/43 Pilot: Carroll Johns in a rough landing; Dow Fd 28/7/43; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-X] Thurleigh 14/8/43; returning from Nantes 23/9/43 with battle damage and low on fuel w/Manny Klette, Co-Pilot: M.D.Reed, Navigator: Gene Madden{inj}, Bombardier: Art Isaac, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Loubet, Radio Operator: Jerome Evenson, Ball Turret Gunner: S.A. Hardy, Waist Gunner: Bill Oliver, Waist Gunner: Harry Maron, Tail Gunner: Chas Fatigati (10RTD-two others inj); crash-landed near RAF Wing, Bucks. Salvaged.

Last updated: 20. April 2018


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