B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37953

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37953


  • RCL: WW-L

MACR: 3480


History of
B-17 42-37953

Delivered Denver 26/10/43; Gr Island 9/11/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-L] Thurleigh 4/1/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 29/3/44 with Alvin Schuering, Co-pilot: Harvey Nielsen, Navigator: Jack Hamilton, Bombardier: Rob Flood, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Hawthorne, Radio Operator: Mike Comarnisky, Ball turret gunner: Henry Ashley, Left waist gunner: Norton McAllister, Right waist gunner: Leon Currie, Tail gunner: Max Bergen (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d #2 then later #3, crash landed Winzlar, SW of Steinhuder Lake, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3480.

Last updated: 28. February 2019


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