B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38192

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38192


  • RCL: WA-C

MACR: 7506


History of
B-17 42-38192

Delivered Denver 12/1/44; Gr Island 28/1/44; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-C] Kimbolton 1/3/44; Missing in Action Munich 12/7/44 with Bruce Hutchins, Co-pilot: Bob Webber, no nav, Bombardier: Jim Haile, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George White, Radio Operator: Bob Shaffer, Waist gunner: Grover Bowen, Waist gunner: Harry Dengenhart,Tail gunner: Walt Collins (8 Killed in Action); Ball turret gunner: Jim Stutts (Prisoner of War); flak hits then pilot set for Switz but aircraft crashed St Wilhelm, SE of Freiberg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7506.

Last updated: 20. June 2018


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