B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97394 / Kentucky Colonel

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97394 / Kentucky Colonel


  • RCL: 30-P

MACR: 8065


History of
B-17 42-97394 / Kentucky Colonel

Delivered Cheyenne 25/2/44; Kearney 16/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-P] Nuthampstead 28/4/44; Missing in Action (19m) Cauvincourt 8/8/44 with Wally Blackwell, Co-pilot: Roy Anderson, Navigator: Isadore Cassuto, tog-Cpl Adrian Bacon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Arnold Brunsburg, Radio Operator: Hillyer Brown, Ball turret gunner: Cpl Gerald Decker, Waist gunner: Bob Augustin (8 Returned to Duty);Tail gunner: Chas Simons (Killed in Action); flak KO’d #4 and tail wheel, crashed Falaise, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 8065. KENTUCKY COLONEL.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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