B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-6086

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-6086


  • RCL: OR-P, LL-P

MACR: 1322


History of
B-17 42-6086

Delivered Long Beach 16/7/43; Cheyenne 20/7/43; 94 Sub Dep Scott 30/9/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-P] Bassingbourn 21/10/43; transferred 401BS [LL-P]; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Jens Weiby, Co-pilot: Joe Prezzano, Navigator: Dan Harrington, Bombardier: Sid Kaplan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Everett Roberts, Radio Operator: Henry Kanfoush, Ball turret gunner: Leon Lemire, Waist gunner: Fred Stewart, Waist gunner: Gene Scott,Tail gunner: Sol Schuster (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Leutesdorf, on bank of Rhine, 12 miles NW of Koblenz, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1322.

Last updated: 3. March 2019


B-17 42-6086 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Jens T. Weiby, Jr. KIA
CP 2LT Joseph E. Prezzano, Jr. KIA
BOMB 2LT Sidney Kaplan KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Everett E. Roberts KIA
RO T/SGT Henry Kanfoush KIA
BT S/SGT Leonard W. Lemire KIA
WG S/SGT Eugene A. Scott KIA
WG S/SGT Fred A. Stewart KIA
TG S/SGT Solomon Schuster KIA

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