B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5989 / Marge H

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5989 / Marge H


  • RCL: QE-S

MACR: 5674


History of
B-17 42-5989 / Marge H

Delivered Long Beach 14/6/43; Gore Fd 8/7/43; Dow Fd 19/7/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-S] Rougham 20/7/43; MIA Emden 27/9/43 Pilot: Morris Haskins, Co-Pilot: Gil Standiford*, Navigator: Jim Sowry, Bombardier: Frank Standiford*{brothers}; Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Theo Guinn, Radio Operator: John Haas, Ball Turret Gunner: Jake Kachadoorian, Waist Gunner: Paul Werth, Waist Gunner: Germany. ld Heavner, Tail Gunner: Bill Gilmer (10KIA); FW 190 KO’d #3, wing burned and broke off, exploded, no chutes seen and crashed North Sea off Emden, Ger.. MACR 5674. MARGE H.

Last updated: 30. August 2018


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