B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39863

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39863


  • RCL: LL-Y

History of
B-17 42-39863

Delivered Long Beach 23/9/43; Gr Island 26/10/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG Bassingbourn 22/12/43; detailed Ludwigshaven suffered mechanical problems 30/12/43 with Frank Amman, Co-pilot: Harry Kirby, Navigator: Harry Levin, Bombardier: Pat McNulty, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John LaCorazza, Radio Operator: Frank Bynon, Ball turret gunner: Irwin Kennedy, Waist gunner: Frank Martin, Waist gunner: Howard Hornick,Tail gunner: Wallace Sexton (10 Returned to Duty); crash landed Steeple Morden A/fd, Cambs., UK; sal 2 SAD Watton, Nfk 31/12/43.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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