B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97086 / American Maid

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97086 / American Maid


  • RCL: XM-K

MACR: 4008


History of
B-17 42-97086 / American Maid

Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Hunter 22/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-K] transferred 333BS (TS- ) Rougham 13/3/44; Missing in Action Poznan 11/4/44 with Ben Totushek, Navigator: Harvey Durant, Bombardier: Bill Kipp, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Tidwell (4 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bill Kleine, Radio Operator: Pete Papas, Ball turret gunner: Bob Swindley, Waist gunner: Charles J Mott, Waist gunner: Bob Davis,Tail gunner: Bob Doyle (6 Prisoner of War Stalag 17-B); flak, crash landed Osterby, ten miles W of Flensburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4008. AMERICAN MAID.

Last updated: 11. February 2018


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