B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5431

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5431



History of
B-17 42-5431

Delivered Cheyenne 8/12/42; Morrison 6/2/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO- ] Thurleigh 8/2/43; Missing in Action Antwerp 5/4/43 with Clarry Fischer, Co-pilot: Jim Crouch, Navigator: Joe Consolmagno, Bombardier: Bill Moses, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fran Eastham, Radio Operator: Henry Compton, Ball turret gunner: Walt Kuczynski, Waist gunner: Lee Sanders, Waist gunner: Norris Phifer,Tail gunner: Bill Rhodes (10 Prisoner of War). shot down by Major Priller, crashed Wilrijk, near Hoboken, Antwerp, Bel. L’IL ABNER.

Last updated: 26. November 2018


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