B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37528 / Lady Luck

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37528 / Lady Luck


  • RCL: XA-B

History of
B-17 43-37528 / Lady Luck

Delivered Cheyenne 26/4/44; Kearney 9/5/44; Dow Fd 21/5/44; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-B] Gt Ashfield 23/5/44; battle damage Marienfelde, Berlin 6/8/44 Pilot: Don Noe, Co-Pilot: Glen Soulk, Navigator: Danford Milligan, Bombardier: Bill Feuerstein, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Gomaz, Radio Operator: George Runge {wia}, Ball Turret Gunner: Jack Thomas {wia}, Waist Gunner: Bill Espoli {wia ‘ lost eye}, Tail Gunner: Tony Forchione (9 bailed & RTD); suffered severe flak damage and was set to fly out to sea but crashed Thelnetham, Nfk, UK; Salvaged. 9/8/44. LADY LUCK.

Last updated: 26. December 2018


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