B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3557 / Esquire

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3557 / Esquire
  • RCL: DI-C

MACR: 1401


History of
B-17 42-3557 / Esquire

Delivered Denver 30/7/43; Grand Island 11/8/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-C] Framlingham 28/8/43; Missing in Action Solingen 30/11/43 with John Leo, Navigator: Lou Staebell, Bombardier: Jim Scarborough, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Grafton, Radio Operator: Don Cassidy, Ball turret gunner: Paul Schierloh, Waist gunner: Sylvan Cohen,Tail gunner: Chas Witthuhn (8 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Frank Draggoo chute failed, Waist gunner: Edwin Leonard (2 Killed in Action); Enemy aircraft KO’d one engine, crashed Golzheim, five miles NE of Duen, Germany; Missing Air Crew Report 1401. ESQUIRE

Last updated: 11. February 2018


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