B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97540

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97540


  • RCL: OR-Z

MACR: 5061


History of
B-17 42-97540

Delivered Cheyenne 16/12/43; Lakeland 6/1/44; Morrison 21/2/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-Z] Bassingbourn 2/4/44; transferred 775BS/463BG Celone 19/2/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 18/5/44 with Leo Tucker, Co-pilot: Bill Rittenhouse, Navigator: Gene Breeding, Bombardier: Griffin Stuart, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Tillman, Radio Operator: Demsey Colley, Ball turret gunner: Vic Sagis, Waist gunner: Tom Murphy,Tail gunner: Jake Kessler; flak, crashed Bucharest; Missing Air Crew Report 5061.

Last updated: 8. February 2018


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