B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37850 / Umbriago

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37850 / Umbriago


  • RCL: YB-G

MACR: 8894


History of
B-17 43-37850 / Umbriago

Delivered Cheyenne 29/5/44; Kearney 8/6/44; Grenier 6/7/44; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-G] Polebrook 21/7/44; Missing in Action {25m} Ruhland 12/9/44 with Jim Brown, Navigator: Ernie Ornett, Bombardier: John Rasko, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Larry Webster (4 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Andy Hess, Radio Operator: Lou Katko, Ball turret gunner: Ralph DeDomenico, Waist gunner: Leon Cinq-Mars,Tail gunner: Bill Wilmut (5 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Werneuchen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8894. UMBRIAGO.

Last updated: 22. July 2017


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