B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97463

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97463


MACR: 2430


History of
B-17 42-97463

Delivered Denver 22/11/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Presque Is 8/1/44; Nutts Corner, Belgium. ast, N. I. 15/1/44; Assigned: 423BS/306BG Thurleigh 27/1/44; MIA Leipzig 20/2/44 Pilot: Harry Richard, Waist Gunner: Don Kennedy (2KIA-both baled too low); Co-Pilot: Jack Cuthbertson, Navigator: Murray Greenberg, Bombardier: Rich Bale, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Crouse, Radio Operator: Floyd Baker, Ball Turret Gunner: Foster Smith, Waist Gunner: Clayton Cretton, Tail Gunner: Jack Hall (8POW); flak & Enemy aircraft, crashed near Efurt A/fd, Germany. MACR 2430.

Last updated: 6. November 2018


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