B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97107

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97107


  • RCL: HB-770

MACR: 7362

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 42-97107

Delivered Bismark 2/2/44; Dorval 4/2/44; Assigned: RAF [HB-770]; Transferred: USAAF 7/4/44; ass 562BS/388BG Knettishall 1/7/44; MIA French RR juncts 8/7/44 Pilot: Bob Gill, George Oliver, John West, Don McKinney, Gunnar Sand, John Thorpe, Leon Stawasz, Theo Poage {tg} (8POW); Hubert Bishop, Melvin Hansen, Capt Virgil Wilcox {mission pilot} (3EVD); flak, crashed Abbeville, Fr. MACR 7362.

Last updated: 16. December 2018


B-17 42-97107 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Robert Edward Gill POW
CP 1LT Hubert L. Bishop EVD
BOMB 1LT George Irving Oliver POW
ENG/TT T/SGT John Paul West POW
RO T/SGT Donald Marshall McKinney POW
BT S/SGT Gunnar Sand POW
WG S/SGT John Dennis Thorpe POW
WG S/SGT Leon Peter Stawasz POW
TG S/SGT Theodore R. Poage POW
OBS CPT Virgil L. Wilcox EVD Mission Pilot

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