B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97207

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97207


  • RCL: XA-P

MACR: 4880


History of
B-17 42-97207

Delivered Cheyenne 6/2/44; Gr Island 22/2/44; Grenier 13/3/44; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-P] Gt Ashfield 16/3/44; battle damage Brux 12/5/44 Pilot: Neil Rosener, Co-Pilot: George Flynn, Radio Operator: Bill Manley, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Feuers, Tail Gunner: Jim Moulton (5RTD); Navigator: John Storar, Bombardier: Jerome Leichtman (2POW), Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Mack, Waist Gunner: Ike Goodman, Waist Gunner: Stan Stoma (3KIA); lost an engine by Enemy aircraft and left target area being unable to keep up with the formation, eventually landed RAF Manston, Kent, UK , Salvaged. 15/5/44. MACR 4880. RAGGED BUT RIGHT.

Last updated: 23. August 2018


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