B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3504 / Lady Jean

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3504 / Lady Jean
  • RCL: QJ-F

MACR: 2376


History of
B-17 42-3504 / Lady Jean

Delivered Denver 16/7/43; Scott 11/8/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-F] Snetterton 3/9/43; Missing in Action Kiel 11/1/44 with Russell Ford, Co-pilot: Chas Kizer, Navigator: Ashby Hunter, Bombardier: John McGlynn, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ben Milling, Radio Operator: Alex Crowell, Ball turret gunner: Eugene Raight, Waist gunner: George Tyminski, Waist gunner: Guy Lowery,Tail gunner: Bernie Kritchunas (10 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea; another B-17 signalled rescue launch but all lost. Missing Air Crew Report 2376.

Last updated: 10. February 2018


B-17 42-3504 / Lady Jean Details

First aircraft with Bendix chin turret.


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