B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37903

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37903


  • RCL: FR-D

MACR: 8285


History of
B-17 43-37903

Delivered Cheyenne 2/6/44; Hunter 13/6/44; Dow Fd 24/6/44; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 29/6/44; transferred 525BS/379BG [FR-D] Kimbolton 8/7/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 24/8/44 with John Connell, Co-pilot: John Crookston, Navigator: Bill Jaeger, Bombardier: Ed Bromage, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Dean, Radio Operator: Jim Gurley, Ball turret gunner: Lucien Paradis, Waist gunner: Ray Sahlberg,Tail gunner: Bill Harrison (9 Killed in Action); flak over target, crashed Marrum, N of Leeuwarden, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 8285.

Last updated: 27. May 2018


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