B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37778 / Betty Cub

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37778 / Betty Cub


  • RCL: KY-G

MACR: 4871


History of
B-17 42-37778 / Betty Cub

Delivered Denver 25/8/43; Scott 30/9/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-G] Chelveston 20/11/43; Missing in Action Stettin 13/5/44 with Walter Schultz, Co-pilot: Max Bernstein, Navigator: Harry Friedman, Bombardier: George Grewe, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sterling Studer, Radio Operator: Paul Hodonowitz, Ball turret gunner: Earl Mills, Waist gunner: Bernie Lynch, Waist gunner: John Cekado,Tail gunner: Alden Prescott (10INT); flak KOd #3, force landed Bulltofta Afd, near Malmo, Sweden, Missing Air Crew Report 4871. Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 2/8/45; 4185 BU Independence 12/8/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 16/12/45. BETTY CLUB.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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