B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39836

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39836


  • RCL: LG-M

MACR: 1320


History of
B-17 42-39836

Delivered Long Beach 14/9/43; Scott 26/10/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 2/11/43; transferred 332BS/91BG [LG-M] Bassingbourn 20/11/43; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Chas Early, Navigator: Roscoe Albright, Bombardier: Wilf Bouchard, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carl McVey, Radio Operator: Paul Baker, Ball turret gunner: Bob Bumb, Waist gunner: Tabor West,Tail gunner: Bob Holton (8 Prisoner of War), Co-pilot: Bill Ponder, Waist gunner: Marvin Britt (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Oberelvenich – Zulpich, 20 miles SW of Cologne, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1320.

Last updated: 22. May 2018


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