B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37629

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37629

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: PU-A

MACR: 8575

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History of
B-17 43-37629

Delivered Cheyenne 5/5/44; Hunter 20/5/44; Grenier 1/6/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-A] Molesworth 27/6/44; Missing in Action Esbjerg, Den 27/8/44 with Winfield Yarnall, Co-pilot: Lou Bertich, Navigator: Ike Sanford, Bombardier: Harry Britter, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tony Fidares, Radio Operator: Albt Baker, Ball turret gunner: Rubin Taxon, Waist gunner: Dominic DeSalvo,Tail gunner: Melvin Birenbach (9 Killed in Action); flak hit caused aircraft to break in two, crashed Hjerting, NW of Esbjerg, Den; Missing Air Crew Report 8575.

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B-17 43-37629 Details

Flak hit caused aircraft to break in two.

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