B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97856

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97856


  • RCL: ET-R

MACR: 7500


History of
B-17 42-97856

Delivered Denver 16/3/44; Hunter 7/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-W] Horham 1/5/44; 336BS [ET-R]; 18m, Missing in Action Munich 12/7/44 with Jim Redin, Co-pilot: Jim Ward, Navigator: Bob Meinke, Bombardier: Bill Hearne, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dick Smith, Radio Operator: George Paolantonio, Ball turret gunner: Russ Loughner, Waist gunner: Bob Rozck, Waist gunner: John Reed,Tail gunner: Lloyd Iverson (10 Killed in Action); flak hit sent ship down which exploded, crashed Neubiburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 7500.

Last updated: 20. July 2017


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