B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37892

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37892



History of
B-17 43-37892

Delivered Cheyenne 1/6/44; Kearney 15/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned PFF 603BS/398BG [N7- ] Nuthampstead 15/7/44; battle damaged Orleans 1/8/44 with Col Frank Hunter [Group CO], Co-pilot: Capt Gere Douglas, Navigator: Capt Harry Brown, Xn-H. Nelson, Bombardier: G. Goldman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: A. Burke, Radio Operator: K.H. Shutts, Ball turret gunner: J.Basham,wg-A.N. Ward,Tail gunner: N.Callihan (10 Returned to Duty); intense flak damaged two engines, aircraft limped home to crash landed RAF Merston, West Sussex, UK; Salvaged 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton 4/8/44.

Last updated: 5. February 2018


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