B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38082

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38082


  • RCL: FR-L

MACR: 5321


History of
B-17 42-38082

Delivered: Cheyenne 6/12/43; Kearney 26/12/43; Nutts Corner, Belgium. ast, N.I. 14/1/44; ass 525BS/379BG [FR-L] Kimbolton 29/1/44; MIA Berlin 24/5/44 Pilot: Capt Lytle Shumake, Co-Pilot: George Smith, Navigator: Regis Savage, Bombardier: Lionel Carrillo, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Meehan, Radio Operator: Chester Piatkowski, Ball Turret Gunner: Lyle Edmondson, Waist Gunner: Jack Lairmore, Tail Gunner: Jack Lambert (9KIA); hit by 42-37784 which swerved when hit by flak, crashed between Melchow and Biesenthal, NE of Berlin, Germany. MACR 5321.

Last updated: 9. December 2018


B-17 42-38082 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-37784 The Old Fox on 24 May 1944.


Suzanne von Gease Noonkester
13. October 2020 access_time 3:56

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