B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97902

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97902



History of
B-17 42-97902

Delivered Tulsa 30/3/44; 88BG Hunter 13/6/44; Morrison 24/6/44; Dow Fd 28/6/44; Assigned 419BS/301BG Lucera 6/7/44; Missing in Action Brux 9/3/45 with O’Callaghan, Anderson, Bailey, Clevinger, Huff, Pacey, rest unknown; crew bailed over friendly territory and all returned.

Last updated: 25. July 2017


B-17 42-97902 Details

Flak hit the B-17’s number three engine and then its number one. The crew salvoed the bombs and left the formation. When the third engine cut out, the crew bailed out, just south of German lines.


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