B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38214

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38214


  • RCL: Q4-R

History of
B-17 43-38214

Delivered Cheyenne 8/7/44; Kearney 16/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Dow Fd 5/8/44; Assigned 861BS/493BG [Q4-R] Debach 4/8/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 12/9/44 with Alf Goodman, Co-pilot: George Otto, Navigator: Martin Berscht, {no bom}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Norgaard, Radio Operator: Joe Frager, Waist gunner: Bob Clegg (6 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Carol Cheek,Tail gunner: Joe Groff (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d many controls, then fire in gas tanks, crashed Wackersleben, N of Halberstadt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8864.

Last updated: 13. April 2019


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