B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38005 / Stormy Weather

B-17 #42-38005 / Stormy Weatherzoom_in



  • RCL: RQ-G, DS-G

MACR: 5175

Missions: 24


History of
B-17 42-38005 / Stormy Weather

Delivered Denver 10/11/43; Kearney 21/11/43; Prestwick, UK 7/12/43; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-G] Polebrook 4/1/44; transferred 511BS [DS-G]; Missing in Action {24m} Berlin 24/5/44 with Capt Bob Clay, Co-pilot: Frank Hatten, Navigator: Marshall Pullen, Bombardier: George Arnold, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Jilcott, Radio Operator: Frank Belsinger, Ball turret gunner: Mike De Marie, Waist gunner: Dan Surprise, Waist gunner: Franklin Travis,Tail gunner: Lt Jim Wimmer (10 Prisoner of War); dropped out of formation with mech fault on #2, crash landed Myrholm, near Sose Odder, Den; Missing Air Crew Report 5175. STORMY WEATHER.

Last updated: 6. September 2018


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