B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97279

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97279


MACR: 15630


History of
B-17 42-97279

Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/44; Kearney 4/3/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned Soxo 26/2/44; took off Goose Bay, Labrador, for Meeks Fd, Iceland, en route UK 12/3/44 with Chas Claxton, Navigator: Albert Leventhal, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Kyall, Radio Operator: Bill Huffman, Waist gunner: Willie King,Tail gunner: Solomon Cohen (7 Killed in Service); Co-pilot: Glen Chollar, Ball turret gunner: Walt O’Neil, Waist gunner: Grant Small (3 Returned to Duty); low on fuel and ditched 40 miles SE of Meeks Fd. Missing Air Crew Report 15630.

Last updated: 26. August 2018


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