B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38129 / Skippy

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38129 / Skippy


  • RCL: 3O-A

History of
B-17 43-38129 / Skippy

Delivered Cheyenne 29/6/44; Hunter 13/7/44; Grenier 24/7/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-A] Nuthampstead 10/8/44; first 398BG rep; Missing in Action Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Saul Marias, Co-pilot: Henry Skubik, Navigator: Stephen Kosak, Bombardier: Don Bonner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Jones, Radio Operator: Rich Cook, Ball turret gunner: Jim Johnson, Waist gunner: Walt Wickman,Tail gunner: Bill Folmer (9 Returned to Duty); force landed Brussels, Bel. Salvaged 5 SAD Merville, Fr. SKIPPY.

Last updated: 5. February 2018


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