B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38177

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38177



History of
B-17 43-38177

Delivered Cheyenne 4/7/44; Kearney 13/7/44; Dow Fd 22/7/44; detailed 7-10 Prov BG 25/7/44 prior to Assigned 8AF in UK; with Bob Hall, Co-pilot: Tom Marriel, Navigator: Gordon Henry, Bombardier: Paul Connelly, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harvey Henry, Radio Operator: Tom Klinginsmith, Ball turret gunner: Lloyd Carlson, Waist gunner: Steve Sandvig, Waist gunner: Dick Brownlee,Tail gunner: Wallace Bell (10 Returned to Duty); crash landed Nutts Corner Fd, Nth. Ireland 27/7/44 and skidded off end of runway unto soft ground ripping of landing gear; Salvaged 28/7/44.

Last updated: 6. January 2018


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