B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38211 / Miss Gail Lynn

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38211 / Miss Gail Lynn


  • RCL: XR-R

MACR: 10831


History of
B-17 43-38211 / Miss Gail Lynn

Delivered Cheyenne 8/7/44; Kearney 18/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-R] Thorpe Abbotts 4/8/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 30/11/44 with Vermont Anderson, Norman Klasner, Stan Labuz, Nathan Sanderson, Frank Lusenko, Bert Lickliter (6 Killed in Action); Bill Sherling, Herb Olsen, Dudley Runnels (3 Prisoner of War); hit by enemy aircraft before bombs away, crashed Merseburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 10831.

Last updated: 15. January 2019


B-17 43-38211 / Miss Gail Lynn Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Vermont O. Anderson KIA
CP 2LT William G. Sherling POW
BOMB 2LT Herbert D. Olson POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Dudley C. Runnels POW
RO S/SGT Stanley W. Labaz KIA
BT S/SGT Nathan L. Sanderson KIA
WG S/SGT Frank Lusenko KIA
TG S/SGT Bert E. Licklitter KIA

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