B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5882 / Spook III

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5882 / Spook III


  • RCL: ET-D

MACR: 216


History of
B-17 42-5882 / Spook III

Delivered Long Beach 20/4/43; Smoky Hill 27/4/43; Presque Is 27/5/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-D] Framlingham 4/6/43; Horham 15/6/43; with H. O’Neal force landed RAF St Eval, Cornwall 28/6/43; 6m Missing in Action 28/7/43 with Francis Regan, Co-pilot: Bill Parker, Navigator: Tom Nix{body washed up on Danish beach}, Bombardier: Warren Guenther, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Starkebaum, Radio Operator: Alonzo Paul, Ball turret gunner: Bill Brunson, Waist gunner: Harry Lofton, Waist gunner: Sam Wilderson,Tail gunner: Merle Fear (10 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed North Sea, Missing Air Crew Report 216. SPOOK III.

Last updated: 5. May 2017


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