B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97467

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97467


  • RCL: LL-F

MACR: 7418


History of
B-17 42-97467

Delivered Cheyenne 24/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned 748BS/457BG Glatton 2/2/44; transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-F] Bassingbourn 11/3/44; Missing in Action Peenemunde 18/7/44 with Don Bare, Co-pilot: John Johnson, Navigator: Dick Hess, Bombardier: Anthony Homyk, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Nickerson, Radio Operator: Lou Elgert, Ball turret gunner: Orland Neely, Waist gunner: Ray Jones,Tail gunner: Gerald Nygard (9INT); mech fault KO’d #3, force landed Bulltofta, Swed; Missing Air Crew Report 7418. (Left Sweden 1/6/45).

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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