B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39962

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39962


  • RCL: SO-O

MACR: 2529

Missions: 7


History of
B-17 42-39962

Delivered Long Beach 20/10/43; ass 547BS/384BG [SO-O] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; MIA Frankfurt 11/2/44 Pilot: Seth Widner, Co-Pilot: Harvey Reid, Navigator: Alf Wickman, Bombardier: Leon Garber, Radio Operator: Bill Smith, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Mosbey, Waist Gunner: Howard Boon, Waist Gunner: John Santosuosso, Tail Gunner: Walter Mize (9POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Cifelli (KIA); aircraft hit by prop wash, crashed Notre-Dame-d’Aliermont, two miles N of St Vaast, 11miles S of Dieppe, Fr; MACR 2529.

Last updated: 6. November 2018


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