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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 19/5/43; Gore 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 30/5/43; Dow Fd 3/6/43; Tinker 13/6/43; Smoky Hill 22/6/43; Casper 28/6/43; Kearney 30/6/43; Eglin 4/7/43; Kearney 11/7/43; Dow Fd 12/7/43; Assigned 346BS/99BG Navarin 30/7/43; Oudna 4/8/43; transferred 342BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Steyr 2/4/44 with 1Lt Warren King, 2Lt Andrew C Karkow, Birdsall, Odom, Blitz, Rosenauer, Spain, Sgt Howard E Wooters, McIntosh, Geozeziewicz; enemy aircraft, crashed Neustift, Aus; Missing Air Crew Report 3586.



  • 342nd Bomb Squadron
  • 97th Fighter Squadron

    97th Fighter Squadron

    The squadron was first activated in early 1942 at Harding Field, Louisiana as the 97th Pursuit Squadron,[2] one of the original three squadrons of the 82d Pursuit Group.[3] It soon moved to California where it equipped with Lockheed P-38 Lightnings and...

  • 15th Air Force



Event Location Date
Manufactured Seattle, WA, USA 1943
Delivered 722, 6207 Missile Dr, Cheyenne, WY 82005, USA 19 May 1943

Delivered Cheyenne AAF 19-May-43.

Assigned Navarin, 83390 Puget-ville, France 30 July 1943

Assigned 346BS, 99BG Navarin 30-Jul-43.

Assigned 14 November 1943

Transferred 342BS, 97BG, 15AF Depienne 14-Nov-43.

Crashed 6167 Neustift im Stubaital, Austria 2 April 1944

Missing in Action Steyr 2-Apr-44 enemy aircraft, crashed Neustift, Austria; MACR 3586.


Date Contributor Update
27 August 2017 12:57:18 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:28 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log