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.

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

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
PCPTJulian Loise HeimendingerKIA
CP1LTQuinton Everett GrayPOW
BOMB1LTHarold Frederick KnightKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTWilliam John VachoPOW
ROT/SGTWilliam John HutterKIA
BTS/SGTJohnnie Gonzalez ReinaKIA
WGS/SGTAnton SirmerKIA
TGS/SGTFrank PfrimmerKIA
---M/SGTCharles Maring Jr.KIAAir Commander

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