B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37838 / Fancy Nancy

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37838 / Fancy Nancy

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: SC-F
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History of
B-17 42-37838 / Fancy Nancy

Delivered Long Beach 21/9/43; Gt Falls 25/9/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-F] Deenethorpe 26/10/43; Bremen 26/11/43 with Scribner Dailey, Co-pilot: Alex Stoker, Navigator: John Malone, Bombardier: Capt W.T. Hutson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Flynn, Radio Operator: Arth Hildreth, Ball turret gunner: George Cook, Waist gunner: Chas Hagen,Tail gunner: Chas Sanders (9 Returned to Duty), Waist gunner: Leo Baranik (Killed in Action). Mid-air collision with 42-30317 (388BG); on return crash landed RAF Detling, Kent, UK; sal 2 SAD 9/12/43. B17 42-37838 Fancy Nancy crashed near Kimbolton after mission to Gironde. 10 RTD

B-17 42-37838 / Fancy Nancy Details

Mid-air collision with B-17 #42-30317 Second Chance on November 26th 1943.

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