B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97089

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97089


MACR: 3815


History of
B-17 42-97089

Delivered Cheyenne 26/1/44; Gr Island 6/2/44; Kearney 15/2/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 3/3/44; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Paul Swanlund, Co-pilot: Jim Cutler, Navigator: Rich Deubel, Bombardier: Jim Miller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jack Harrison, Radio Operator: Wendell Hensley, Ball turret gunner: Bob Likely, Waist gunner: Joe Phelan, Waist gunner: Jim Shanahan,Tail gunner: Wallace Harden (10 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft damaged tailplane, three crew bailed, crashed Baltic Sea. Missing Air Crew Report 3815.


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