B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38089 / Wild Oats

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38089 / Wild Oats


  • RCL: DS-P

MACR: 8896


History of
B-17 43-38089 / Wild Oats

Delivered Cheyenne 24/6/44; Kearney 13/7/44; Grenier 20/7/44; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-P] Polebrook 8/8/44; Missing in Action {13m} Brux 12/9/44 with Claud Adams, Co-pilot: George Holden, Navigator: Tony Nardone, Bombardier: Carl Kennedy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Hayes, Radio Operator: Herb Goldstein, Ball turret gunner: Chas Belmonte,Tail gunner: Gus Siciliano (8 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Tony Solerno (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Grafenbruck, NE of Berlin, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8896. WILD OATS.

Last updated: 12. July 2017


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