B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5877

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5877



History of
B-17 42-5877

Delivered: Long Beach 12/4/43; Smoky Hill 23/4/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned: 337BS/96BG Andrews Fd 1/6/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; MIA 22/6/43 Pilot: Harry Russell, Co-Pilot: Purcell Rae, Navigator: Lou Chadwick, Bombardier: Sid Loveless, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Emelio Galli, Radio Operator: Bob Clark (KIA’), Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Kelso, Waist Gunner: John McNew, Waist Gunner: Alcario Lobato, Tail Gunner: Sam Sacco (10POW); flak hit & crashed in polder Rietveld, near Schelluinen, Hol. No MACR.

Last updated: 3. September 2018


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