B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38080

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38080



History of
B-17 42-38080

Delivered Denver 7/12/43; Chicago 24/12/43; Savannah 31/12/43; Assigned 341BS/97BG Cerignola 4/1/44; to Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Munich 22/9/44 with 1Lt Theodore J Bezold, 2lt Robert F Goss, 2Lt Albert Evans, S/Sgt Joseph Soukup, S/Sgt Glenn R Ellis, T/Sgt Paul G Kochis, S/Sgt Clyde H Carey Jr, S/Sgt Robert L Faulkner, S/Sgt Joseph B Doyle, S/Sgt Kenneth E Wyzard; flak, crashed Munich. 6 x POW, 4 x KIA MACR 9026. Direct flak hit in wing #1 engine came away, #2 engine smoking wing aflame, 6 chutes streamed, wing came off and A/C seen to explode.

Last updated: 2. March 2019


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