B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97382

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97382


  • RCL: AW-K

MACR: 4859 (4852?)


History of
B-17 42-97382

Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Gr Island 26/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 7/4/44; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-K] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Arthur Hon, Co-pilot: Paul Rowles, Navigator: Glen Bremer, Bombardier: Tom Keane, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Haney, Ball turret gunner: Ed Lafrath,Tail gunner: Ray Weber (7 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: Dave Long, Waist gunner: Helmuth Sickerott, Waist gunner: Floyd Tams (3 Prisoner of War); mid-air coll with 42-102452, both crashed Kamberg, 10 miles SE of Limburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4859 (4852?).

Last updated: 3. February 2018


B-17 42-97382 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-102452 on 12 May 1944.


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