B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37601 / Pack of Trouble

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37601 / Pack of Trouble


  • RCL: XR-

MACR: 5625


History of
B-17 43-37601 / Pack of Trouble

Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/44; Hunter 17/5/44; Dow Fd 30/5/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 1/6/44; Missing in Action French A/fds 12/6/44 with John Ryan, Co-pilot: Joe Tobiczyk, Navigator: Hans Chorpenning, Bombardier: Carl McGinty, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Marvin Fenner, Ball turret gunner: Jim Healy, Waist gunner: Archie McFarland, Waist gunner: Harry Whipple,Tail gunner: Elmer Andersen (9 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: George Sherback (Prisoner of War); flak KO’d #4, the fire spreading and wing broke off, crashed sea nine miles off Dunkerque, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 5625. PACK OF TROUBLE.

Last updated: 2. October 2017


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