B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97909

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97909


MACR: 6857


History of
B-17 42-97909

Delivered Tulsa 3/4/44; Hunter 14/6/44; Dow Fd 28/6/44; Assigned 348BS/99BG Tortorella 13/7/44; Missing in Action first mission, Vienna, Aus 16/7/44 with Rich George, Crow, Hackenberry, Hines, Ritz, Van Cleafe, Beals, Cirvello, Down, Eichler (10 Returned to Duty); mech fault, made SOS call, crash landed Koprivnica, Croatia; crew returned; Missing Air Crew Report 6857.

Last updated: 23. November 2019


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