B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3486 / Invictus

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3486 / Invictus
  • RCL: MI-D

MACR: 2522


History of
B-17 42-3486 / Invictus

Delivered Denver 10/7/43; Rome 24/7/43; Assigned 812BS/482BG [MI-D] Alconbury 22/9/43 (H2-X); Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Paul McGinnis, Co-pilot: Roy Peterson, Navigator: Clarry Bevins, John O’Brien{ex nav}, Bombardier: George Wylie, Waist gunner: Joe Keane, Waist gunner: Angelo Riccardi,Tail gunner: Harry Sutton (8 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Will Glenn, Radio Operator: Ray Rajala, Ball turret gunner: Eulan Mills (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Ijselmeer, Holl. Missing Air Crew Report 2522. (Found Oost-Flevoland, with two bodies 3/68, and strike photos).

Last updated: 10. February 2018


B-17 42-3486 / Invictus Details

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B-17 42-3486 / Invictus Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT James J. Maginnis KIA
CP 1LT Roy H. Peterson KIA
BOMB 1LT George C. Wylie KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT William A. Glenn POW
RO S/SGT Raymond Rajala POW
BT S/SGT Enian C. Mills POW
WG S/SGT Angelo J. Riccardi KIA
WG S/SGT Joseph P. Keane KIA
TG S/SGT Harry C. Sutton KIA
--- F/O John J. O'Brien KIA 2nd Nav

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