B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97293

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97293


  • RCL: JW-B

MACR: 7699


History of
B-17 42-97293

Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/44; Rapid City 6/3/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 3/5/44; no ops, transferred 326BS/92BG [JW-B] Podington 7/5/44; Missing in Action Merkviller 3/8/44 with John Hendrickson, Ball turret gunner: Otto Hoff, Waist gunner: John Beaver (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Albt Swanson, Navigator: Abe Dresner, Bombardier: Bill Goade, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Madden, Radio Operator: Barney Haley,Tail gunner: Bill Mosher (6 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Lesch, NW of Metz, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 7699.

Last updated: 10. August 2017


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