B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3524 / Vonnie Gal

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3524 / Vonnie Gal
  • RCL: LF-G, FO-G

MACR: 7838


History of
B-17 42-3524 / Vonnie Gal

Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Lowry 17/8/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-G] Kimbolton 3/10/43; then 527BS [FO-G];Tail gunner: Leon Klein (KIA-pilot was L.G. Miller) 26/2/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 20/7/44 with Bill Moore, Co-pilot: Rex Carpenter, Navigator: Jerry Barber, Bombardier: Don McIntyre, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Fairclough, Radio Operator: Dick Fowlkes, Ball turret gunner: Don Jupan, Waist gunner: Seth Stewart,Tail gunner: Jack Kibler (9INT); flak damaged engine, force landed Payerne, Switz; Ret GB 25/9/45. Missing Air Crew Report 7838. Ret UK at end of war and scrapped 25/9/45. VONNIE GAL.

Last updated: 18. May 2019


B-17 42-3524 / Vonnie Gal Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT William F. Moore INT
CP 2LT Rex H. Carpenter INT
BOMB 2LT Donald K. MacIntyre INT
ENG/TT S/SGT Edward S. Fairclough INT
RO S/SGT Richard D. Fowlkes INT
BT SGT Don J. Zupan INT
WG SGT Seth R. Stewart INT
TG SGT Jack W. Kibler INT

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