B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3550 / La Paloma

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3550 / La Paloma
  • RCL: XK-H

MACR: 921


History of
B-17 42-3550 / La Paloma

Delivered Denver 29/7/43; Grand Island 10/8/43; Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-H] Chelveston 1/10/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Alden Kincaid, Navigator: Bob Metcalf, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Raines, Ball turret gunner: Ken Fenn, Waist gunner: Lou Bridda, Waist gunner: Alf Chalker,Tail gunner: Bill Heritage (7 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: Norman Smith, Bombardier: Phil Blasig, Radio Operator: Bernie Martin (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Werneck, seven miles SW of Schweinfurt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 921.

Last updated: 10. February 2018


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