B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97595

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97595


  • RCL: PC-E

History of
B-17 42-97595

Delivered Denver 31/12/43; 1SAG Langley 23/1/44; Grenier 5/2/44; Assigned: 813BS-482BG [PC-E] Alconbury 19/2/44; t/o 17/3/44 for Snetterton ready to lead mission the following day Pilot: Capt Lopez Mantoux, Co-Pilot: Emerson Dyer, Navigator: Bill Ryan{seriously injured}, Bombardier: Capt Newton Hatfield, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albt Brown, Radio Operator: Francis Lynen, Waist Gunner: John Campbell, Waist Gunner: Chas Clark, Tail Gunner: Vince Carlwicz, pass: Sgts Harley Rayner, Dan Delmonte & Cpl Harry Williams; visibility was impaired and struck tree, knocking off right stabilizer; (12RTD), Salvaged. 18/3/44.

Last updated: 9. December 2018


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