B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97269

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97269

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: AW-U

MACR: 5161

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History of
B-17 42-97269

Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/44; Dalhart 2/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned: 398BG Nuthampstead 22/4/44; trans 381BG Ridgewell 22/4/44; no ops, Transferred: 337BS/96BG [AW-U] Snetterton 28/4/44; MIA Karlsruhe 27/5/44 Pilot: John Zeigler, Co-Pilot: Joe Gold, Navigator: Jim McLaughlin, Bombardier: Aaron Miller, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Leon Sweatt, Radio Operator: Mike Lapetina, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Chusing, Waist Gunner: Bill Humbird, Waist Gunner: Sheldon Trusty, Tail Gunner: Max Thompson (10KIA); mid air coll w/42-102515 (96BG); crashed Vily-le-Bas, nine miles SE of Le Treport, Fr. MACR 5161.

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B-17 42-97269 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-102515 on 27 May 1944

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