B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38404

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38404

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: A

MACR: 9377

Einsätze: 4

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Geschichte der
B-17 43-38404

Delivered Cheyenne 29/7/44; Hunter 7/8/44; Dow Fd 30/8/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG [A] Knettishall 2/9/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 28/9/44 with Capt Julian Heimendinger, Bombardier: Harry Knight, Radio Operator: Bill Hutter, Ball turret gunner: John Reina, Waist gunner: Anton Sirmer,Tail gunner: Frank Pfrimmer, Maj Chas Maring {mission pilot} (7 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Quinton Gray, Navigator: Jack Edwards, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Vacho (3 Prisoner of War); mid air coll with 42-102953 (388 BG), crashed near Leuna oil refinery, Merseburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 9377.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 8. Februar 2019

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B-17 43-38404 Details

Kollision in der Luft mit B-17 #42-102953 ‚Sky Anne‘ am 28. September 1944.

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B-17 43-38404 Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P CPT Julian Loise Heimendinger KIA
CP 1LT Quinton Everett Gray POW
BOMB 1LT Harold Frederick Knight KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT William John Vacho POW
RO T/SGT William John Hutter KIA
BT S/SGT Johnnie Gonzalez Reina KIA
WG S/SGT Anton Sirmer KIA
TG S/SGT Frank Pfrimmer KIA
--- M/SGT Charles Maring Jr. KIA Air Commander

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