B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37817 / Aristocrap

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37817 / Aristocrap


  • RCL: TU-A

MACR: 1576

Missions: 2


History of
B-17 42-37817 / Aristocrap

Delivered Long Beach 10/9/43; Scott 28/9/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-A] Polebrook 24/10/43; {2m} Missing in Action Bremen 26/11/43 with Orville Castle, Co-pilot: Leon Anderson, Radio Operator: Mike Beckett (3 Killed in Action), Navigator: Marion Cessna, Bombardier: Ken Williams, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clinton Logan, Ball turret gunner: Francis Bousquet, Waist gunner: Lawton Wilkes {RIP 15/9/44}, Waist gunner: Bob Cheek,Tail gunner: George Bond (7 Prisoner of War); flak & enemy aircraft, crashed Eggese, a mile S of Gross Mackenstedt, SW of Bremen. Missing Air Crew Report 1576. ARISTOCRAP.

Last updated: 17. November 2019


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