B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37623

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37623

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B-17 43-37623

Delivered Cheyenne 5/5/44; Hunter 18/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ-B] Snetterton 1/6/44; en route Schweinfurt 19/7/44 slight coll Pilot: 42-30851, w/Ralph Colflesh, Co-Pilot: Elmer Wenzel, Navigator: Tom Kialy, Bombardier: John Proufoot, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Wallace, Radio Operator: Bernie Kelly, Ball Turret Gunner: Clement Bergeron, Waist Gunner: Walt Stewart, Waist Gunner: Denver Isaac, Tail Gunner: Chas Hutton; crew prepared ship to be dumped at sea, but the pilots manged to bring ship back to base and three engines. Slight mid-air collision lead to forced landing NW Lowestoft, Sfk, w/Howard Patchen 2/5/45; In taxi accident on base w/Ron Birch 22/3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 8/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/12/45.

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