B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97482 / Terry and the Pirates

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97482 / Terry and the Pirates


  • RCL: LD-W

MACR: 3033


History of
B-17 42-97482 / Terry and the Pirates

Delivered Denver 29/11/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Romulus 2/1/44; Westover 10/1/44; Presque Is 14/1/44; Assigned 418BS/100BG [LD-W] Thorpe Abbotts 16/1/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Bill Terry, Co-pilot: Bill Peterson, Bombardier: Ralph Cotter, Radio Operator: Dick Howell, Waist gunner: Chas Anthony, Waist gunner: John Horn,Tail gunner: Carl Hampton (7 Killed in Action); Navigator: Bob Schremser, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Aitken, Ball turret gunner: Jim Bain (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d off tailplane which tookTail gunner: Hampton with it, ship crashed Brookstreek, near Cloppenburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 3033. TERRY AND THE PIRATES.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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