B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38022 / Jeanne

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38022 / Jeanne


  • RCL: GL-M

MACR: 2977


History of
B-17 42-38022 / Jeanne

Delivered Cheyenne 16/11/43; Gr Island 4/12/43; Presque Is 10/12/43; ass 410BS/94BG [GL-M] Rougham 16/12/43; MIA Berlin 6/3/44 Pilot: Chas Johnston, Co-Pilot: Jim Howes (2KIA-p held onto cp when baling out but lost grip when chute opened); Navigator: Paul Sullivan, Bombardier: Bob Davenport, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Julian Wiedemann, Radio Operator: Dick Elliott, Ball Turret Gunner: Sanford Minor, Waist Gunner: Bob Beaton, Waist Gunner: Bob Thornton, Tail Gunner: Aaron Lowry (8POW); Enemy aircraft caused fire in cockpit, crashed two miles S of Wieste, 15 miles W of Cloppenberg, Germany. MACR 2977. JEANNE.


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