B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-40051

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-40051


  • RCL: QJ-F

MACR: 3652


History of
B-17 42-40051

Delivered Long Beach 13/11/43; Gr Island 21/11/43; Prestwick, UK 6/12/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-F] Snetterton 14/12/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Jim Massey, Co-pilot: Wilbur Haney, Navigator: Don Plywell, Bombardier: John Quinlen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Beres, Radio Operator: Carmine Advantini, Ball turret gunner: Cletis Homes, Waist gunner: Albt Martinez, Waist gunner: Joe Pyreck,Tail gunner: Bill Cantrell (10 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Nystead, Laaland, Den. Missing Air Crew Report 3652.

Last updated: 5. May 2017


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