B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38194 / Baboon McGoon

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38194 / Baboon McGoon


  • RCL: VP-V

MACR: 5992

Missions: 28


History of
B-17 42-38194 / Baboon McGoon

Delivered Denver 11/1/44; Presque Is 11/2/44; ass 533BS/381BG [VP-V] Ridgewell; {28m} MIA Berlin 21/6/44 Pilot: Art Bailey, Co-Pilot: Bob Irwin, Radio Operator: John Molloy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas. Campbell, Ball Turret Gunner: Walden Forke, Waist Gunner: Coral Highsmith, Tail Gunner: Alfred Paoli (7INT); Navigator: Lloyd Peterson & Bombardier: Erwin Brown (2POW), baled out and came down Friedland, near Berlin and became guests at Stalag Luft #3 at Sagan, on 2 July; Enemy aircraft, forced landing Rinkaby, Sweden; MACR 5992. The aircraft was repaired eventually flown back to base; retUS Bradley 22/8/45; 4185 BU Independence 30/11/45; Scrapped: Kingman 14/12/45. BABOON McGOON.


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