B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97495

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97495


  • RCL: ET-C

MACR: 2986


History of
B-17 42-97495

Delivered Denver 1/12/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Presque Is 23/12/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-C] Horham 24/12/43; 17m, Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Jim Conley, Co-pilot: Col Lewis Palmer, Navigator: Bob Fogarty, Bombardier: Antonio Savoca, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Russell, Radio Operator: Clyde Meyer, Ball turret gunner: Frank Baca, Waist gunner: Walt Byers, Waist gunner: Julius Wukitsch,Tail gunner: George Shamas (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft caused wing damage, into a long glide pattern and crashed Haseleunne, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2986.

Last updated: 25. July 2017


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