B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97443 / Miss Yu

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97443 / Miss Yu



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B-17 42-97443 / Miss Yu

Delivered Denver 19/11/43; Rock Springs 11/12/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned 749BS/457BG Glatton; crashed en route Goose Bay to Nutts Corner, NI 22/1/44, with Don Karr, Co-pilot: John Haight, Navigator: Rich Condon, Bombardier: Joel Apel, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ken Erise, Radio Operator: Morris Woodell, Ball turret gunner: Philip Finklelstein, Waist gunner: Gene Papreta, Waist gunner: Paul Rogers,Tail gunner: Chas Edwards (10 Returned to Duty); several attempts were made inding RAF Eglington but eventually bellied in four miles NE of Belmullet, Co. Mayo, Eire; Salvaged 24/1/44. MISS YU.

Last updated: 27. February 2018


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