B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38024

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38024


  • RCL: ET-Q

MACR: 2984


History of
B-17 42-38024

Delivered Cheyenne 17/11/43; Kearney 7/12/43; Presque Is 8/12/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-Q] Horham 16/12/43; with J.O. Crutchfield force landed RAF Martlesham 10/2/44; Missing in Action [13m] Berlin 6/3/44 with Mike Russell, Co-pilot: Bill Bate, Navigator: Francis Boyle, Bombardier: Harris Board, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill See, Radio Operator: George Bonvenzi, Waist gunner: George Pratt, Waist gunner: Steve Dobish,Tail gunner: Bob Treece (9 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Dan Giddens (Killed in Action); left group with #3 on fire, crashed Theolstedt, near Colnrade, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2984.

Last updated: 28. July 2017


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