B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38059

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38059


  • RCL: LD-A

MACR: 3027


History of
B-17 42-38059

Delivered Cheyenne 29/11/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned 457BG Glatton 20/12/43; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-A] Thorpe Abbotts 25/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Capt Dave Miner, Co-pilot: George Kinsella, Navigator: George Jones{no chute when blown out}, Ball turret gunner: Varden Butler (4 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Earl Richardson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt Zikorus, Radio Operator: Bill Libbert, Waist gunner: Leon Malcuit{Wounded in Action}, Waist gunner: Sam Pry{Wounded in Action},Tail gunner: June Robertson (6 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d #3, crashed Addrupp, near Quackenbruck, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3027.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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