B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5088

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5088



History of
B-17 42-5088

Delivered Denver 23/9/42; New Castle 3/10/42; Assigned 2FGp from BWI ferry trip to UK, with Armand Monteverde, Co-pilot: Harry Spencer, Navigator: Bill O’Hara, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alex Tucciarone, Radio Operator: Loren Howaeth, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Spina, obs-Lloyd Puryear {crypto}, obs-Alfred Best, pass-C.Weddell; crashed Kjoge Bay, Narsarssuak, Greenland, ice cap and broke in half (9 Returned to Duty); Written off 23/12/42.

Last updated: 3. October 2018


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