B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37539

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37539



History of
B-17 43-37539

Delivered Cheyenne 27/4/44; Kearney 7/5/44; Grenier 20/5/44; Assigned 709BS/447BG [IE- ] Rattlesden 26/5/44; taxi collision prior to mission when brakes failed and hit parked 42-3487, 23/6/44 with Gustavus Miller, Co-pilot: George Dvorak, Navigator: Dick O’Donnell, Bombardier: Lewis Mariner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Frank Witek, Radio Operator: Roger Potwin, Ball turret gunner: Joel Wilson, Waist gunner: Cornelius Sullivan, John Scott,Tail gunner: Reo Scott (10 Returned to Duty); Salvaged 24/6/44.


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