B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-6155

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-6155


  • RCL: XA-P

MACR: 827


History of
B-17 42-6155

Delivered Long Beach 11/8/43; Cheyenne 15/8/43; 424 Suv Dep Gr Island for Sperry turret 7/9/43; Assigned 549BS/385BG [XA-P] Gt Ashfield 15/9/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with John Pettenger, Co-pilot: Ernie Bemis, Navigator: Dave Leventhal, Bombardier: Bill Dorney, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Lewis, Radio Operator: John Shealey, Ball turret gunner: Dick Clairmont, Waist gunner: Harry Rudbergh, Waist gunner: John Leahy,Tail gunner: Don Sanborn (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Beumer Farm, Westbevern, eight miles NE of Munster, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 827.

Last updated: 24. March 2018


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