B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37984

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37984


  • RCL: JW-N

MACR: 2364


History of
B-17 42-37984

Delivered Denver 4/11/43; Kearney 12/11/43; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-N] Podington 6/1/44; Missing in Action Frankfurt 8/2/44 with Milton Shevchik, Co-pilot: Jim Thorson, Navigator: Jim Williams, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Everett Stump, Radio Operator: Bob Sidders, Ball turret gunner: Caryle Van Selus, Waist gunner: Will Scanlon, Waist gunner: Francis Wall, Tail gunner: Francis Higgins (9 evaded capture); Bombardier: Don Periolat (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d #2 engine, crashed Crevecouer-le-Grand, near Le Mesnil-Conteville, 18 miles SW of Amiens, France; See Missing Air Crew Report 2364.

Last updated: 21. June 2017


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