B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39818

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39818

Manufacturer:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: WF-H

MACR: 4354

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History of
B-17 42-39818

Delivered Long Beach 9/9/43; Scott 29/9/43; ass 364BS/305BG [WF-H] Chelveston 19/10/43; detailed mission to Hamm 24/4/44 Pilot: Roland Schellenberg, plus six RTD; Navigator: John Bradino, Bombardier: Curtis Poe, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vince fay (3KIA-baled and probably drowned); en route to target fire broke out in cockpit, bombs were salvoed over North Sea, however fire eventually extinguished, before aircraft brought back to land at Bungay, Sfk; sal 2 SAD Watton, Nfk 28/4/44. MACR 4354.

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