B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-40014

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-40014


  • RCL: NV-D

MACR: 2857


History of
B-17 42-40014

Delivered Long Beach 2/11/43; Kearney 13/11/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Podington 6/1/44; Missing in Action Wilhelmshafen 3/3/44 with Walt Lansford, Co-pilot: Bob McMurry, Navigator: Bob Nugent, Bombardier: Frank Pearson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Lindauer, Radio Operator: George Tungkvist{body washed up Busum, Ger. 21/5/44}, Ball turret gunner: Wayne Beck, Waist gunner: Wendell Phillips, Waist gunner: Ken Bush,Tail gunner: John Goshy (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed North Sea, Missing Air Crew Report 2857.

Last updated: 19. May 2018


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