B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37969 / Beverly Jean

B-17 #43-37969 / Beverly Jeanzoom_in



  • RCL: 2G-N

History of
B-17 43-37969 / Beverly Jean

Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 27/6/44; Dow Fd 9/7/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG [2G-N] Lavenham 11/7/44; battle damaged Jena 19/3/45 with John Virgin, was in mid air coll with 43-38038, crashed Couvron, Fr; Salvaged 21/3/45. BEVERLY JEAN

Last updated: 22. December 2019


B-17 43-37969 / Beverly Jean Details

Mission report about the raid on 24 December 1944 by pilot of B-17 #43-37969 ‘Beverly Jean’ Bob Densmore:

Mid-air collision with B-17 #43-38038 ‘Flying Chapel’ on March 19th 1945.


B-17 43-37969 / Beverly Jean Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1st SGT John R. Virgin UNK
CP F/O Charles F. Kappmeyer UNK
ENG/TT T/SGT William W. Taylor UNK
RO T/SGT Lincoln R. Heath UNK
BT S/SGT Chapin Stebbins UNK
WG S/SGT Vernon D. Robinson UNK
WG S/SGT Theodore J. Robinson UNK
--- T/SGT Robert L. Howlett UNK

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