B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97292 / Bachelor’s Bride

B-17 #42-97292 / Bachelor’s Bridezoom_in

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  • RCL: LG-C

MACR: 6545


History of
B-17 42-97292 / Bachelor’s Bride

Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/44; Gr Island 2/3/44; Grenier 22/3/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-C] Bassingbourn 7/4/44; Missing in Action 3+m Toulouse 25/6/44 with Farrall Goodrich, Co-pilot: Stan Spencer, Navigator: John Smith, Bombardier: Harry Kurras, ttg-Bill Zura, Radio Operator: Jesse CragheadWounded in Action, Ball turret gunner: Bill FannWounded in Action, Waist gunner: Edwin Braun,Tail gunner: John Callaghan (9INT); flak KO’d #4 before enemy aircraft hit #2 & #3, force landed uphill in Spanish meadow, La Campa de Erandio, Sondico, ten miles NE of Bilbao, Spain; Missing Air Crew Report 6545. BACHELOR’S BRIDE.

Last updated: 27. July 2023


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