B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5874

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5874


MACR: 3523

Missions: 21


History of
B-17 42-5874

Delivered Long Beach 10/4/43; Smoky Hill 20/4/43; Morrison 4/5/43; Assigned 353BS/301BG St Donat 1/6/43; Oudna 6/8/43; Cerignola 7/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; Missing in Action {21m} Breslau 4/3/44 with Fordyce Chamberlin, Co-pilot: Andy Christensen, Navigator: Chas Ford, Bombardier: Henry Winston, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Risan, Radio Operator: Ralph Wheatley, Ball turret gunner: Joe Beard, Waist gunner: Edwin Brindley, Waist gunner: Don Fisher,Tail gunner: Homer Ackelson (flew with 301BG); abort mech failure. Missing Air Crew Report 3523.

Last updated: 1. March 2018


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