B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38176

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38176


  • RCL: KY-W

MACR: 5337


History of
B-17 42-38176

Delivered Cheyenne 5/1/44; Gr Island 16/1/44; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-W] Chelveston 16/2/44; Missing in Action Cottbus 29/5/44 with Ed Kass, Co-pilot: Frank Gioffe, Bombardier: Warren Nutter, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Rublewsky, Radio Operator: Bob Rahn, Ball turret gunner: Ed Towle, Waist gunner: Bill Franklin, Waist gunner: Claude Blanton (8 Killed in Action); Navigator: Bob Kierman,Tail gunner: Foster Heath (2 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Baltic Sea, of Ransow, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5337.

Last updated: 20. June 2018


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