B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39892

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39892


  • RCL: LL-B

MACR: 3223


History of
B-17 42-39892

Delivered Long Beach 1/10/43; Gr Island 29/11/43; ass 401BS/91BG [LL-B] Bassingbourn 13/12/43; MIA Berlin 8/3/44 Pilot: Claude Williams, Co-Pilot: John Armstrong, Navigator: Tom Brooks, Bombardier: Rich Matthews, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Miller, Radio Operator: Russ Schleyer (6POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Tom Roberts, Waist Gunner: Ray Winkler, Waist Gunner: Francis Rumble, Tail Gunner: Roy Morby (4KIA); Enemy aircraft, exploded and crashed Einwinkel, seven miles W of Osterburg, Germany. MACR 3223.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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