B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5766

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5766


  • RCL: GY-G

MACR: 120


History of
B-17 42-5766

Delivered Long Beach 31/12/42; Salina 8/1/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Morrison 10/4/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-G] Thurleigh 2/6/43; Missing in Action Kiel 29/7/43 with Berryman Brown, Co-pilot: Ewald Benson, Navigator: Edgar Fergon, Bombardier: George Beyer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Sheffield, Radio Operator: Joe Thompson, Waist gunner: Chas Clark,Tail gunner: Chas Roberts (8 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Harry Lofgren, Waist gunner: Eric Newhouse (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d two engines, crashed Kiesby, near Suderbrarup, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 120.

Last updated: 4. April 2018


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