B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38154

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38154



History of
B-17 42-38154

Delivered Cheyenne 29/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-E] Molesworth 18/2/44; Missing in Action (13m) Toulouse, 25/6/44 with Bernard E. Vermeer, Co-pilot: Cliff Vaughn, Navigator: John Coener, Bombardier: Ed Barteau, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Willis Varvil, Radio Operator: Chas Moon, Ball turret gunner: John Schley, Waist gunner: Bob Kennedy,Tail gunner: Jim Ferris; eventually ran out of fuel, crashed Whitwar, near Yate, Gloucs. UK, (9 Returned to Duty). sal 25/6/44.

Last updated: 28. August 2017


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