B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-98014

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98014


  • RCL: 2G-K

History of
B-17 42-98014

Delivered Dallas 2/5/44; Hunter 10/6/44; Dow Fd 28/6/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG [2G-K] Lavenham 2/7/44; Missing in Action Berlin 3/2/45 with ?.


B-17 42-98014 Details

Aircraft developed engine trouble after bombing and was escorted back by fighters. When over the North Sea all engines went out and Pilot ditched about 15 miles west of Frisian Islands. All crew except waist gunner Sgt. Robert Young (MIA) rescued.


B-17 42-98014 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Alvin S. Rothstein RTD
CP 2LT John R. Bogardus RTD
ENG/TT SGT Leroy R. Genoway RTD
RO T/SGT Joseph Brown RTD
BT S/SGT Sylvester Wojicki RTD
WG SGT Robert E. Young KIA
WG S/SGT Jack F. Kohl RTD
TG S/SGT George L. Livers RTD
TOG T/SGT Paul T. Dempsey RTD

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