B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5750

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5750



History of
B-17 42-5750

Delivered Tulsa 30/11/42; Wendover 3/1/43; Scribner 7/4/43; Sioux City 12/4/43; Gowen 5/5/43; Wendover 29/5/43; Sioux City 11/6/43; mid-air coll with 42-5790 on 13/6/43 with Owen Groves, crashed two miles SW Fedora, SD 13/6/43; Written off 15/6/43.

Last updated: 3. August 2021


B-17 42-5750 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17F #42-5790 on 13 June 1943.


B-17 42-5750 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Owen B. Groves KIS
CP 2LT Michael R. Hric KIS
BOMB 2LT Robert I. Cassidy KIS
ENG/TT S/SGT Dean M. Garland KIS
RO S/SGT Murry V. Whitehead KIS
WG S/SGT Marvin J. Curtis KIS
WG S/SGT Charles R. Bowers KIS
TG S/SGT Bruno E. Twardy KIS
--- SGT Sidney S. Packer KIS Radio Operator
NAV2 2LT James J. O'Connell KIS

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