B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5938

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5938



History of
B-17 42-5938

Delivered Long Beach 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Homestead 12/6/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Navarin 15/6/43; Oudna 4/8/43; transferred 414BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44 Missing in Action Ploesti 5/4/44 with Bob Howard, Co-pilot: Fred Irwin, Navigator: John McClean, Bombardier: Perle Steinbrook, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Ford, Radio Operator: Ken Manley, Ball turret gunner: Herb Foreman, Waist gunner: Bob Hooper, Waist gunner: Bob Moore,Tail gunner: John Fox (10MIA); flak hit, crashed Zlot. Missing Air Crew Report 3966.


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