B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38123 / Baby Butch

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38123 / Baby Butch


  • RCL: TU-V

MACR: 8897


History of
B-17 43-38123 / Baby Butch

Delivered Cheyenne 28/6/44; Hunter 11/7/44; Grenier 22/7/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-V] Polebrook 14/8/44; Missing in Action {9m} Brux 12/9/44 with Ed Hennegan, Co-pilot: George Avaritt, Navigator: Walt Culbert, Bombardier: Gene Saur, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Waters, Radio Operator: John Strick, Waist gunner: Emmett Bennett (7 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Karl Buschenfeldt,Tail gunner: Clair Carl (2KIA-latter died of medical neglect); enemy aircraft, crashed Grafenbruck, W of Eberswalde, NW of Berlin, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8897. BABY BUTCH.

Last updated: 20. July 2017


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