B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97097

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97097


MACR: 4277


History of
B-17 42-97097

Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Alexandra 12/2/44; Presque Is 18/3/44; Assigned: 366BS/305BG Chelveston 31/3/44; MIA Nancy 27/4/44 Pilot: Bob Knight, Navigator: Fred Brown, Bombardier: John Hendrickson, Radio Operator: Leo Fines, Ball Turret Gunner: Alvin Billingsley, Waist Gunner: Joe Casatelli (6KIA); Co-Pilot: Herman Sutter, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Emery Tipton, Waist Gunner: Don Parker, Tail Gunner: Jim Montone (4POW); flak, crashed Sompuis, three miles E of Poivres, six miles E of Mailley le Camp, 19 miles S of Chalons-sur-Marne, Fr; MACR 4277.

Published: 26. March 2019 / Last updated: 31. August 2018


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