B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6550 / Old Crow

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6550 / Old Crow


MACR: 10703


Geschichte der
B-17 44-6550 / Old Crow

Delivered Hunter 5/9/44; Grenier 21/9/44; Assigned 49BS/2BG Amendola 28/9/44; Missing in Action Brux 25/12/44 with Bill Myers, Co-pilot: Libero Cassica, Navigator: Walter Stone, Bombardier: Jim Dunlop, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Carruthers, Radio Operator: Jim Miller, Ball turret gunner: Rich Greiner, Waist gunner: Bill Gutman, Waist gunner: Joe Waladkewicz[wia],Tail gunner: Herb Wendt (10 Returned to Duty); flak KO’d two engines; crash landed Koraconj, Hungary, in Russian lines where crew used parts from crashed 44-6029 (301BG) for repairs before flying back to base 16/1/45. Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; Sth Plains 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 24/11/45. Missing Air Crew Report 10703.OLD CROW.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 24. August 2017


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