B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97999

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97999



History of
B-17 42-97999

Delivered Dallas 27/4/44; Kearney 6/6/44; Dow Fd 27/6/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF- ] Bassingbourn 10/7/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 20/7/44 with Capt Francis Holmes, Co-pilot: John Neal, Navigator: Walter Kast, Bombardier: Fred Dignon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Seaton, Radio Operator: Drexel Lange, bto-Otto Draege, Waist gunner: Allen Meeker,Tail gunner: Don Potter (9 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Manderscheid, N of Eifel, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7273.


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