B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97460 / Delayed Lady

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97460 / Delayed Lady


MACR: 5295


History of
B-17 42-97460 / Delayed Lady

Delivered Cheyenne 22/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Grenier 6/1/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [P] Glatton 17/2/44; MIA Ludwigshafen 27/5/44 Pilot: Bill Dee, Co-Pilot: Bob Cotterell, Bombardier: Don Jay, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Jones, Radio Operator: George Hatcher, Ball Turret Gunner: Steve Sak, Waist Gunner: Orval Sterner, Waist Gunner: Stephen Floyd, Tail Gunner: Tom Treadwell (9POW); Navigator: Larry Oberstein (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed two miles SW of Volklingen, 10 miles W of Saarbrcken, Germany. MACR 5295 DELAYED LADY.

Last updated: 27. July 2018


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