B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39807 / Nero

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39807 / Nero


  • RCL: BN-Y

MACR: 4273


History of
B-17 42-39807 / Nero

Delivered Long Beach 9/9/43; Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-Y] Molesworth 19/11/43; Missing in Action Hamm 22/4/44 with John Seddon, Bombardier: Walt Meldrich (2 evaded capture); Co-pilot: Chas Burks, Navigator: George Fitzpatrick, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Rogers, Radio Operator: John Hess, Ball turret gunner: Don Maloney, Waist gunner: John Nemchick, Waist gunner: I.E. Holcomb,Tail gunner: Bill Mummery (8 Prisoner of War); mech fault #3 out which fell off and struck a farmhouse killing several civilians, crashed Ingelmuster, eight miles N of Kortrijk, Bel; Missing Air Crew Report 4273. NERO.

Last updated: 4. September 2017


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