B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97140

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97140


  • RCL: BX-L

MACR: 7413


History of
B-17 42-97140

Delivered Cheyenne 30/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-L] Snetterton 3/3/44; Missing in Action Regensburg 21/7/44 with John Forciea, Co-pilot: Jim McKay, Navigator: John Haney, Bombardier: Jim Sapos, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Sass, Radio Operator: Joe Garber, Ball turret gunner: Bill Remelts, Waist gunner: Lester Smith,Tail gunner: Jim O’Day (9 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Heubach forest, E of Stuttgart, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 7413.

Last updated: 27. July 2018


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