B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97065 / Return Ticket

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97065 / Return Ticket

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: LD-P

MACR: 6543

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History of
B-17 42-97065 / Return Ticket

Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; Gr Island 2/3/44; Presque Is 22/3/44; Assigned 418BS/100BG [LD-P] Thorpe Abbotts 7/3/44; Missing in Action Rouen 24/6/44 with George Roth, Co-pilot: Warren LeBaron (2 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Burl Reynolds, Ball turret gunner: Paul Hunter, Waist gunner: Glen Allen, Waist gunner: Carl Carlson,Tail gunner: Harry Rulong (5 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Dave Shoss, Bombardier: Sgt Joe Shultz, Radio Operator: Willy Yates (3 evaded capture); flak blew off engine from wing, crashed Ferme du Bois du Haut de Blainville, W of Longueil, six miles SW of Dieppe, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 6543. RETURN TICKET.

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B-17 42-97065 / Return Ticket Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT George L. Roth KIA
CP 1LT Warren P. LeBaron KIA
BOMB S/SGT Joseph W. Schultz EVD
ENG/TT T/SGT Burl L. Reynolds POW
RO T/SGT Willie B. Yates EVD
BT S/SGT Paul E. Hunter POW
WG SGT Glen J. Allen POW
WG S/SGT Carl R. Carlson POW
TG S/SGT Harry E. Rulong POW

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