B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97138

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97138


  • RCL: XM-C

MACR: 4262


History of
B-17 42-97138

Delivered Cheyenne 30/1/44; Kearney 27/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-C] Rougham 12/3/44; over Berlin 18/4/44 with Capt Ed Lundak;Tail gunner: John Mundrick (POW- bailed out prematurely) a/s returned to base; Missing in Action Freidrichshafen 24/4/44; flak KOd #3, force landed Dubendorf, Switz. Missing Air Crew Report 4262. Returned to the USA 1377 BU Grenier 14/9/45; Independence 16/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 4/11/45.

Last updated: 23. August 2018


B-17 42-97138 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Roy A. McCallum INT
CP 2LT Zell G. Barnett INT
BOMB 2LT Frank D. Hequembourg, Jr. INT
ENG/TT T/SGT Wiliam G. Nelle INT
RO T/SGT Harold C. Sanner INT
BT S/SGT Williard A. Wiggins INT
WG S/SGT Bernard T. Vorek INT
WG S/SGT John M. Law INT
TG S/SGT Robert W. Joyner INT

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