History of the
B-17 #42-97494 / Hot Rock

Delivered Denver 1/12/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Presque Is 24/12/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-N] Podington 20/1/44; Missing in Action Aalborg 22/2/44 with Bob Wolf, Co-pilot: Bill Montgomery, Navigator: Jesse Price, Bombardier: Capt Morton French, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Rich Gilmore, Radio Operator: Tony Verrico, Ball turret gunner: Howard Jones, Waist gunner: Glenn Asp, Waist gunner: Ken Happe,Tail gunner: Harry Ellis (10 Killed in Action); last seen heading for Sweden, crashed Baltic Sea/North Sea; Missing Air Crew Report 2758. HOT ROCK.

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  1. von john am 22. February 2018 3:39 Uhr

    i have a pix of a B-17 w Nose Art “Hot Rock”taken by my mother stationed in Goose Bay during war if interested.


    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 22. February 2018 5:54 Uhr

      Yes, I am 🙂


    • von Ludo Van Hout am 13. April 2019 20:41 Uhr

      I’m interested in the picture from the nose art on B-17 42-97494.

      In return I can provide you with a picture of pilot Robert Wolf MIA since 22-02-44

      Sincerely, Ludo Van Hout Belgium.


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