B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97452

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97452


MACR: 5296


History of
B-17 42-97452

Delivered: Denver 19/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [L] Glatton 29/1/44; 750BS; MIA Cologne 28/5/44 Pilot: Emmanuel Hauf, Co-Pilot: Don Swain, Navigator: Bill Hawley, Bombardier: Bill Jaqua, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Willis Johnson, Radio Operator: Jim Kilroy, Ball Turret Gunner: Walt Furtta, Waist Gunner: Paul Moore, Tail Gunner: Oscar Gascon (9KIA); Enemy aircraft damaged wing which broke off on return, crashed Channel, 25 miles W of Ostende, Belgium. MACR 5296.

Last updated: 19. October 2018


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