B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38147 / Fuddy Duddy

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38147 / Fuddy Duddy


  • RCL: N7-L, N8-L

MACR: 11210


History of
B-17 43-38147 / Fuddy Duddy

Delivered Cheyenne 30/6/44; Kearney 11/7/44; Grenier 17/7/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-L] Nuthampstead 9/8/44; 600BS [N8-L]; (19m) Missing in Action Osnabruck 21/11/44 with Chas Howell, Co-pilot: Bill Bryan, Navigator: John Leyden, Bombardier: Bob Gaynor, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ralph Glancy, Ball turret gunner: Brooks Atchinson,Tail gunner: Fred Cole (7 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: John Bahling, lwg-Bill Landrie, rwg-Jose Echevarria (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft hit #2, crashed Trugleben, near Efurt, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 11210. FUDDY DUDDY.

Published: 11. August 2018 / Last updated: 5. February 2018


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