B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37741

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37741


MACR: 779


History of
B-17 42-37741

Delivered Denver 14/8/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY- ] Chelveston 18/9/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/10/43 with Clyde Bailey, Co-pilot: Fred Maas, Bombardier: Paul Trainer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Fodor, Radio Operator: Bill Bhame, Waist gunner: Ken Sayles, Waist gunner: Ed Dapkeiwicz (7 Prisoner of War), Navigator: Bob Pickering{chute failed}, Ball turret gunner: Bill Hall,Tail gunner: Walt Dozkuse (3 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Troisdforf, near Winterscheid, SE of Cologne,Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 779.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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