B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97157 / Mr Malfunction

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97157 / Mr Malfunction


  • RCL: YB-N

MACR: 5330


History of
B-17 42-97157 / Mr Malfunction

Delivered Cheyenne 3/2/44; Kearney 23/2/44; Presque Is 12/3/44; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-N] Polebrook 24/3/44; Missing in Action {20m} Ludwigshafen 27/5/44 with Edgar Sengstock, Navigator: Bob Fitzpatrick, Bombardier: Wilf Kirby, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Sahulcik, Radio Operator: Ralph Green, Ball turret gunner: John Kilby,Tail gunner: Oliver Weatherholt (7 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Harry Emerson[actually drowned in River Rhine], Waist gunner: Bob Wenzloff (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KOd three engines, crashed Windschlag, three miles NE of Offenburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5330. MR MALFUNCTION.

Last updated: 17. August 2017


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