B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5862 / Duration Plus Six

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5862  / Duration Plus Six


  • RCL: LN-T

MACR: 117


History of
B-17 42-5862 / Duration Plus Six

Delivered Long Beach 31/3/43; Denver 2/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill Fd 13/5/43; Dow Fd 17/5/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-T] Thorpe Abbotts 30/5/43; Missing in Action Keil/Warnemunde 25/7/43; flak, crashed North Sea, survivors {two wia} picked up by Danish fishing boat E 475 off Grad Dyb Berre; Missing Air Crew Report 117. DURATION PLUS SIX.

Last updated: 16. September 2017


B-17 42-5862 / Duration Plus Six Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Richard A. Carey POW
CP 2LT William J. Styles POW
BOMB 2LT William E. Giffith KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Lester I. Berg KIA
RO T/SGT Steven S. Kopczewski KIA
BT S/SGT Norman C. Eddy KIA
WG S/SGT Charles J. Mayville KIA
WG SGT Robert D. Lepper POW
TG S/SGT Maynard T. Parsons POW

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