B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39762

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39762


  • RCL: LF-N

History of
B-17 42-39762

Delivered Long Beach 25/8/43; Scott 16/9/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-N] Kimbolton 21/10/43; battle damaged Gironde, but no bombs were dropped to to weather conditions 31/12/43 with Joe Bochna, Co-pilot: Bob Edwards, Navigator: Ray Frank, Bombardier: Murray Goldberg, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Chappelle, Radio Operator: Ed Zieman, Ball turret gunner: Ken Barnett, Waist gunner: Andy Langford, Waist gunner: Carroll Peterson,Tail gunner: Harry Carson (10 Returned to Duty); force landed Rattlesden A/fd, Sfk; sal 8/1/44.

Last updated: 20. June 2018


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