B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37804

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37804


  • RCL: DI-K

MACR: 8912


History of
B-17 43-37804

Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/44; Kearney 1/6/44; Dow Fd 27/6/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-K] Framlingham 28/6/44; Missing in Action Dusseldorf 9/9/44 with Don Harris, Co-pilot: Howard Ford, Navigator: Marvin Jest, Bombardier: Saul Zioff, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John McCracken, Radio Operator: Curtis Anderson, Ball turret gunner: Claude Carnahan, Waist gunner: Virgil Gordon,Tail gunner: Leon Jarzynka (9 Prisoner of War); flak damaged two engines, plus one feathered, crashed Frohnhardt, near Oberpleis, E of Bonn, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8912.

Last updated: 23. May 2018


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