B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37986

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37986


  • RCL: DS-H

MACR: 8895


History of
B-17 43-37986

Delivered Cheyenne 13/6/44; Kearney 27/6/44; Grenier 6/7/44; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-H] Polebrook 31/7/44; Missing in Action {10m} Brux 12/9/44 with Chas Schoenian, Co-pilot: Lovick Miller, Navigator: Bob Munn, Bombardier: John Watson{Wounded in Action}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Beavers (5 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Jesse Austin, Ball turret gunner: Tony Cappdona, Waist gunner: Joe Lohneis,Tail gunner: Bill Anderson (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d #3, crashed Proetzel, near Plauen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8895.

Last updated: 6. August 2017


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