B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37930

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37930

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: PU-F

MACR: 9406

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Geschichte der
B-17 43-37930

Delivered Cheyenne 6/6/44; Kearney 18/6/44; Grenier 3/7/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-F] Molesworth 4/7/44; detailed Munich 19/7/44 with Norment Foley,Tail gunner: Carl Seitz (Killed in Action), rest RTD; Missing in Action Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Vic Howard, Co-pilot: Aloysius Sapak, Navigator: Bob Ellis, Bombardier: Jack Timmins, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Claud McGraw, Ball turret gunner: Joe Sofianek, Waist gunner: George Stewart,Tail gunner: Tom Baker (8 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Sheppard Kerman (KIA-actually landed on roof of house where German & Nazi party men were based, a captain gave orders for Kerman to be shot on the spot, the German later hung for war crimes); enemy aircraft and flak damage, crashed Ohrum/Dorstadt, near Wolfenbuttel, S of Brunswick, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 9406.

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