B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38145

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38145


MACR: 6102


History of
B-17 42-38145

Delivered Denver 25/12/43; Oklahoma 6/1/44; Brookley 16/1/44; Lakeland 18/1/44; Morrison 16/2/44; Assigned 775BS/463BG Celone 18/2/44; Missing in Action Budapest 14/6/44 with Irving Wacker, Ball turret gunner: *Franklin Anderson, Waist gunner: Herb Pritchard,Tail gunner: Jerome Beshoner (*3/4 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Dan Heasley, Navigator: Bill O’Brien, Bombardier: Bob Leffler, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Mike Soltesz, Radio Operator: Marion Spagnole, Waist gunner: Jerry Giulano (*6/7RTD?); mid air coll with 42-38105; crashed near Budapest. Missing Air Crew Report 6102.

Last updated: 25. June 2018


B-17 42-38145 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-38105 ‘The Club 105’ on 14 June 1944.


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