B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38118

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38118


  • RCL: OR-N

MACR: 2901


History of
B-17 42-38118

Delivered Denver 18/12/43; Kearney 31/12/43; Nutts Corner, Belfast, N.I. 8/1/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-N] Bassingbourn 25/2/44; Missing in Action Erkner 6/3/44 with Ben Fourmy, Co-pilot: Herb Markle, Navigator: Jim Daragan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Walker, Ball turret gunner: Art Collins, Waist gunner: Russ Brinkerhoff, Waist gunner: Joe Benoit,Tail gunner: Theo Zawadski (8 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Arleigh Hale{thrown thru nose}, Radio Operator: Jim Pultz (2 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Nortrup, six miles SW of Quackenbruck, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2901.

Last updated: 22. May 2018


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