B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5102

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5102



History of
B-17 42-5102

Delivered Geiger 25/9/42; Assigned 461BS/331BG Casper 23/10/42; crashed 25 miles north Glenrock, WY with Lewis Machala due to poor weather (crew Killed in Service) 25/2/43; Written off 16/3/43.

Last updated: 18. October 2021


B-17 42-5102 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Louis E. Machala, Jr. KIS
CP 2LT Ned J. DeVries KIS
BOMB 2LT Joseph N. Hershman KIS
ENG/TT S/SGT John W. Madden, Jr KIS
RO S/SGT Alfred W. Fuller KIS
WG S/SGT Robert C. Parrott, Jr. KIS
TG SGT James C. Fisher KIS
--- S/SGT John F. Elson KIS ENG
--- S/SGT Eugene “Gene” Giles KIS RO

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