B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38209

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38209


MACR: 10212


History of
B-17 43-38209

Delivered Cheyenne 7/7/44; Kearney 18/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned 860BS/493BG Debach 3/4/44; Missing in Action Hamm 19/9/44 with Jake Laderman, Co-pilot: Walt Beriont, Navigator: Albt Wick, Bombardier: John Muzii, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Fox, Radio Operator: John Robbin, Ball turret gunner: Jim Cathcart, Waist gunner: Odell Bascom (8 Killed in Action);Tail gunner: Clarry Smith (Prisoner of War); flak, #3 exploded, then aircraft blew up going down, crashed Oberhilbersheim, SE of Bingen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 10212.

Last updated: 12. April 2019


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