B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38166 / Hogie’s Heroes

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38166 / Hogie’s Heroes


MACR: 8826


History of
B-17 43-38166 / Hogie’s Heroes

Delivered Cheyenne 3/7/44; Kearney 11/7/44; Dow Fd 20/7/44; Assigned 365BS/305BG Chelveston 10/8/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 11/9/44 with George Hogaboam, Co-pilot: Lee James, Navigator: Mark Neadeau, Bombardier: Bob Hewitt, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Abel Flores, Radio Operator: Bill Knightley, Ball turret gunner: John Jones, Waist gunner: James Rockafellow,Tail gunner: Felix Gladden (9 Prisoner of War); flak set #4 on fire, crew bailed, crashed Irlich, NW of Neuwied, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8826.


B-17 43-38166 / Hogie’s Heroes Details

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